Hemifacial Spasm

Join us for an educational presentation about advanced treatment options for hemifacial spasm. What is Hemifacial Spasm? Hemifacial Spasm is a rare neuromuscular disorder characterized by irregular, involuntary muscle contractions (also known as twitching or “tics”) on one side of the face.  The twitching is usually not painful, but it can be embarrassing and interfere with normal expression and vision. The disorder is caused by injury to the facial nerve, a tumor or blood vessel compressing the nerve, or Bell’s palsy (a form of temporary facial paralysis resulting from damage or trauma to the facial nerves). It occurs in both men and women but more frequently affects middle-aged or elderly women and is much more common in the Asian population. Symptoms of Hemifacial Spasm Hemifacial spasm typically begins as an…


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