About this event

  • Date and time Fri 5 May 2023 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Laryngology and Rhinology

Join this in-person meeting to appreciate the difficulty in treating patients with facial nerve injuries in all age groups and to learn from experts the techniques in managing these patients. The session aims to stimulate the thought process in terms of advances in managing facial nerve injuries. 

Participants will be able:

  • To appreciate the difficulty in treating patients with facial nerve injuries in all age groups 
  • To learn from experts the techniques in managing these patients 
  • To stimulate the thought process in terms of advances in managing facial nerve injuries

Click here to attend RSM Visiting Speaker: Improving surgical performance with sports imagery, and potpourri of otology/neurotology in the morning.

A CPD certificate will be issued to those attending. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the event for those who attend in person.

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The Laryngology and Rhinology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd and Medtronic Limited for their valued support of the 2022 to 2023 Academic Programme. We would also like to thank our sponsors Severn Healthcare and Stryker for their support of this meeting.
Please note that none of the companies listed has had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of these meetings.


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Pre-registration required

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Professor Peter Andrews, President, Laryngology and Rhinology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Tips and tricks in facelift surgery

Professor Alwyn D'Souza, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Institute of Medical Sciences, Canterbury Christ Church University

Surgical considerations around the paediatric facial nerve

Mr Ben Hartley, Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London 

Tea and coffee break
My experience: Over 30 years of managing facial paralysis

Professor Shakeel Saeed, Professor of Otology and Neuro-Otology and Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat and Skullbase Surgeon, University College London and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The past, present and future of facial nerve paralysis management

Professor Kofi Boahene, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Dermatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Short paper
Closing remarks
Close of meeting



Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Registration for this event will close on 4 May 2023 at 1:00am (GMT). Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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