Highlights from International Facial Nerve Symposium

The 13th International Facial Nerve Symposium was held in Los Angeles on August 3-6, 2017.  Over 440 attendees from every corner of the world came together to share their knowledge and expertise, and to  further understanding of facial nerve disorders.

Over 500 unique presentations were offered over the four days of the conference, on a wide variety of specialties, including facial plastics, oculoplastics, neurology, genetics, physical therapy, and psycho/social concerns.

Attendees also enjoyed keynote speakers Rick Guidotti of Positive Exposure,  and actress Gabrielle Carteris.

The first-ever Patient Forum Day at the symposium was held on Sunday, August 6th, with over 60 persons in attendance!   They heard from a variety of speakers, including Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Jackie Diels, Dr. William Slattery, Dr. Babak Larian, Dr. Bryn Webb, Dr. Kathleen Bogart, Dr. Faye Wachs, Susan Rankin, Carien Beurskens, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, and Brian Apprille.

We thank all of our presenters at the patient forum for taking the time to share their knowledge with our patients.