What are the causes of Facial Palsy?
Facial palsy can be caused by a number of different things some of which are listed here:
The incidence of Bells palsy (one type of facial palsy) is believed to be approximately 1 in 5000 with the incidence of all facial palsies closer to 1 in 3000. (30 cases per 100,000 per year) Approximately 50% of Bells palsy patients will have essentially complete recoveries in a short time. Another 35% will have good recoveries in less than a year.