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In severe disease it is also unclear. Bell's palsy is named for Sir Charles Bell, a 19th century Scottish surgeon who described the facial nerve and its connection to the condition. How to protect your mental well-being this festive season. The prognosis for individuals with Bell's palsy is generally very good. Your smile is one-sided, and your eye on that side resists closing. Patients with facial palsy for which an underlying cause can be found are not considered to have Bell's palsy per se. MNT is the registered trade mark of Healthline Media.