Currently, no medical treatment or any surgery of the facial nerve exists. Systemic corticosteroids are advocated by some to minimize swelling of the nerve in certain cases. In animal models, the use of electrical stimulation therapy appears to be beneficial for initiating and accelerating facial nerve recovery. A number of metabolic factors (eg, neurotrophic factors, growth factors, and stem cells) have shown some promise for facilitating nerve repair in the laboratory, although these remain in the investigational phase and results to date have been mixed. Dynamic and static reconstruction procedures are employed for facial reanimation in patients suffering from facial nerve paralysis. However, dynamic strategies tend to be more successful and fruitful and should be offered to each patient considering reconstruction, unless health risk contraindications exist. Facial nerve pain may result in facial muscle paralysis, weakness, or twitching of the face. Dryness of the eye or the mouth, alteration of taste on the affected side, or even excessive tearing or salivation can be seen as well. However, the finding of one of these symptoms does not necessarily imply a specific facial nerve problem, the neurologist needs to make a careful investigation in order to make a precise diagnosis. Symptoms of a facial nerve problem can vary in severity depending upon the extent of the injury to the nerve. Symptoms may range from mild twitching to full paralysis of the muscles on one side of the face. Facial nerve denervation and paralysis imposes significant psychological and functional impairment.