Complications

  • Ageusia -Temporary loss of taste is common in Bell's Palsy but it can also result in permanent loss of taste.
  • Chronic facial disarray
  • Corneal infection may result in permanent damage to eye, ulcerations or even permanent blindness.
  • Persistent facial weakness, which includes difficulty in speech, eating and drinking.
  • Synkinesis Disorder
  • Crocodile tear syndrome- occurs due to faulty nerve regeneration resulting in shedding of tears while eating.