Facial droop is weakness in the facial muscles caused by loss of nerve function. This can produce a distorted appearance because the facial muscles sag, usually on only one side of the face.
Current as of: July 28, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Matthew I. Kim MD - Endocrinology
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