Fig. 9 Right peripheral facial palsy. A. Note paralysis of right face, including lowered eyebrow, ectropion of right lower lid with widened palpebral fissure, and flattening of nasolabial fold. B. During upward gaze, there is failure of the frontalis muscle to elevate eyebrow. C. Cotton swab is applied to anterior portion of tongue for taste testing with saline (or sugar) solution. D. Schirmer's test paper strips are applied to test reflex tearing (no topical anesthesia) after conjunctival tear lakes are dried.