Learning Objectives: After reviewing this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Classify facial palsy systematically. 2. Perform a comprehensive evaluation of the patient with facial palsy. 3. Apply a multidisciplinary approach and understand important treatment objectives. 4. Formulate a logical reconstructive strategy. 5. Review the most recently published literature.
Summary: This article outlines a thorough approach to facial nerve palsy and reconstruction.