Management of Flaccid Facial Paralysis (Floppy Face)

This set of videos have tips how to manage your facial palsy while your face is floppy. If you require subtitles, please click the cog on the YouTube video (this displays after you click play next to the YouTube logo) and select Subtitles English (United Kingdom).


Eye taping

Important note: The team at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead who made this video are now recommending patients use Transpore tape for lower lid and cheek taping and Siltape for eyelid taping overnight as it’s more gentle to remove.

Eye care


There is no limit to how often people can massage. However, it should be done gently and should certainly not cause any pain or discomfort when done.

Stretches for the strong side

Cheek Taping

Patient Example

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Last reviewed: 16-02-2020    ||    Next review due: 16-02-2022