About this event

  • Date and time Fri 5 May 2023 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
  • 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.
Please note that none of the companies listed has had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of these meetings.


Early bird pricing available until 23 March 2023.

RSM member: Get your £40 deposit back after attendance is confirmed

A £40 deposit is charged to RSM members when booking and reimbursed after in-person attendance is confirmed.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£40.00 £40.00 £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£71.00 £42.00 £42.00 £22.00


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Lunch (Pre-registration required)
Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Tips and tricks in facelift surgery

Professor Alywn deSouza, Consultant ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon 

Non-surgical facial rejuvenation

Dr Emma Craythorne, Consultant Dermatologist, London 

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/Neuro-otology, Consultant ENT and Skull base Surgeon, University College London

The past, present and future of the management of facial nerve paralysis

Professor Kofi Boahene, Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, The Johns Hopkins University. USA 

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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