Mobius Syndrome

 

Mobius Syndrome

Mobius syndrome is a congenital (birth) deformity where patients are born with facial paralysis on either one or both sides.  Facial reanimation of the ability to smile can be performed using muscle transfers (temporalis or gracilis) to help bring emotion to a sometimes emotionless face.

Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the treatment of pediatric and adult craniofacial, cleft and vascular abnormalities. Dr. Bastidas is a leader in craniofacial surgical procedures and serves the Long Island and greater New York region. Call us today at (516) 497-7900. We are looking forward to serving you and your family.