THE OPTOMETRIST'S ROLE IN RECOGNIZING AND MANAGING OCULAR COMPLICATIONS OF RAMSAY HUNT SYNDROME AND OTHER FACIAL NERVE PALSIES

Rebecca Wenig

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Abstract

35 year-old presents with blurred vision post acute left-sided facial palsy with otalagia. Ocular examination reveals inhibition of orbicularis oculi with subsequent lagophthalmos. Appropriate management leads to complete resolution of palsy and ocular symptoms.

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Year: 2016

Program Number: R2016199

Author Affiliation: Southern College of Optometry

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