What is the prognosis of hemifacial spasm?

Updated: Sep 16, 2019
  • Author: Steven Gulevich, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Answer

Hemifacial spasm rarely remits spontaneously. Current treatments, fortunately, prove highly effective. Patients should be counseled, however, that treatments are likely to continue indefinitely.  


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