What is the role of external eyelid weights in the treatment of Bell palsy (idiopathic facial paralysis) (IFP)?

Updated: Jun 14, 2019
  • Author: Danette C Taylor, DO, MS, FACN; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Answer

External eyelid weights are available to improve mechanical blink. The weights are attached to the upper lid with an adhesive and are available in different skin tones.


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