The validity of the final concept involved testing the effectiveness of closure as well as human-subject testing for comfort and usability. The results of this data are listed in the subsequent pages.
Jayashankar et al. (2008) Customized Gold Weight Eyelid Implantation in Paralytic Lagophthalmos
Kurita et al. (2010) Feasibility of Bionic Reanimation of a Paralyzed Face: A Preliminary Study of Functional Electrical Stimulation of a Paralysed Facial Muscle Controlled with the Electromyography of Contralateral Healthy Hemiface