Justin Bieber facial paralysis recovery Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
Justin Bieber onstage (Image courtesy of Justin Bieber via Instagram)

Justin Bieber shares recovery updates from Ramsay Hunt syndrome as he smiles wide in his recent Instagram story. The 29-year-old singer revealed tragic news of suffering from a facial paralysis attack in 2022. Ever since the singer was receiving therapy and medical care.

According to the recent update, he is one step closer to regaining his health. His recent social media update had fans rejoicing as Bieber shines with hope and happiness.

Justin Bieber shares recovering smile through Instagram

Justin Bieber recovery Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
Justin Bieber smiling wide (Image courtesy of Justin Bieber via Instagram)

The renowned singer uploaded an Instagram story through his official handle on March 15, 2023. In the story captioned ‘Wait for it’ He is sparkling with joy as he smiles wide from both sides. The video was on his account for 24 hours before expiring as per the app’s algorithm.

Previously, the singer had also uploaded his smile of recovery in a vacation photo with his wife Hailey Bieber. He captioned the image ‘Luv You Baby’ amid the wild bullying accusations over her recent controversies with Justin’s ex Selena Gomez.

According to Entertainment Tonight, an unnamed source shared that Justin and Hailey Bieber are supporting each other privately. They don’t wish for the repetitive drama of a former relationship. They are taking things on a day-by-day basis and trying to approach things positively.

Is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Curable?

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome is a rare disorder that affects the facial nerves. Its symptoms include facial paralysis, ear pain, hearing loss, and difficulty with speech and swallowing. It is caused due to varicella-zoster virus which is also responsible for chickenpox and shingles.

Recovery from the syndrome is dependent on the severity of facial paralysis. With proper treatment involving supportive care and antiviral medication, the patient can recover in weeks or take as long as a year. The syndrome is generally curable however it can cause permanent damage according to its severity.


Justine Bieber shared the tragic news of suffering from Ramsay Hunt syndrome in June 2022. In the video, he explained that he wasn’t able to blink, smile, or move his nostril on one side of his face. He also apologized as he needed to cancel his tour dates to focus on his recovery.

Moreover, He shared that he was doing physical therapy including facial exercises to regain movement. However, it would take time before he completely recovers.

Furthermore, he shared that in this time of hardships, he is finding comfort in his faith. He shared his determination for recovery along with the caption “Jesus is with me” through an Instagram story.

The fans of the Canadian singer, Justin Bieber were worried about his health and praying for a speedy recovery. The recent rumors of him dying in a car accident also shocked his fans before they were debunked as completely false. Due to this, the latest updates of him smiling from cheek to cheek once again have spread relief and joy among the fans.

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Kairavi Pandya is a Senior Writer at Spiel Times. She has a fascination with cinema, multi-generational literature, and old-school Kpop. In her spare time, she likes to learn choreographies and catch up with healing K-dramas. She is also pursuing her undergrad degree.