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AAO-HNS Statement on Treatment of Idiopathic Facial Paralysis (Bell’s Palsy) During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Daniel Knott, Chief of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCSF recently participated in developing the following consensus statement on facial paralysis (Bell’s Palsy) during the COVID-19 pandemic published by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAOHNS). Read more about it.


Options and Care in Facial Paralysis


Dr. Daniel Knott gives the real scoop about microcurrent facial

A microcurrent facial uses technology that has been used for Bell's palsy therapy, but does it tone your face?​ Dr. Daniel Knott was interviewed by CNN about his professional take on this. Read more about it.


Facial reanimation helps patient with facial paralysis

ABC 7 News featured a story about a 25-year-old young woman who underwent facial reanimation surgery with Dr. Daniel Knott and Dr. Rahul Seth at UCSF Mission Bay. She had left-sided facial paralysis for 4 years resulting from a stroke and wants to regain her smile and ability to breathe through her nose. Full story can be found at the following outlets: ABC 7 News, Yahoo, and Daily Mail.

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