Facial Palsy

It always affects one side of face. The face will feel stiff or pulled to one side, and may look different. There is a flattening of the affected half of the face, with loss of the forehead wrinkles and horizontal lines, a droopy eyebrow. Difficulty in closing the eye, an inability to whistle and the corner of the mouth pulled down. Difficulty in eating and drinking; food falls out of one side of the mouth. Drooling, due to lack of control over muscles of the face. Problems in smiling, grimacing, or making facial expressions