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droopy eyelid botox

Droopy eyelid after botox injection Droopy eyelid botox :Botulinum toxin is one of the best therapeutic weapons available for the treatment of facial dynamic wrinkles but it occasionally  migrates to underlying structures and  can result in a droopy eyelid — also called ptosis. True eyelid ptosis is a very rare complication following Botox injection. This occurs as a result of migration of the toxin into the muscle that raises the eyelid (levator palpebrae superioris muscle ).  How to avoid droopy eyelids from botox? Corrugator supercilli muscle originates from the bone medially and attached to the superficial skin laterally so contraction of this muscle causess frown lines in the forehead. Traditionally glabellar area injected in 5 points to eliminate depressor effects of the muscle and prevent 11 lines in the midline. …

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botox migraine

  Botox Migraine Botox is only FDA-approved for chronic migraines, which means headache on 15 or more days a month.  “The more frequent the headaches, the better the patient does with Botox,” Botox is not recommended for patients who experience fewer than 15 headache days a month. What is Botox? Botox is a form of botulinum toxin, a neurotoxin produced by the bacteria that causes botulism. When the Botox botulinum toxin is purified and used in tiny doses in specific areas, it temporarily reduces muscle contractions for approximately 3 months. How Does Botox Work? Botox is injected around pain fibers that are involved in headaches. Botox enters the nerve endings around where it is injected and blocks the release of …

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dysport cost

dysport cost

 Dysport cost Dysport is approximately 1/3 the cost of Botox; however, it is also 1/3 the strength. This means you will need about three times as many units of Dysport to get the same results as you would with one unit of Botox. As a result, the cost of Dysport treatment will likely end up being similar to Botox. dysport vs botox cost Because of Dysport formula and structural differences, it behaves a bit differently in the body  than Botox does. Dysport  tends to diffuse more, causing it to spread out over a broader area after it’s injected. This can be beneficial when treating a larger area, such as wide forehead wrinkles, and areas with thinner muscles, such as crows’ …

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botox side effects

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What are botox side effects? The most common botox side effects are bruising and swelling .Bruises are mostly common around the eyes and some people are prone to them while others are not. It may take 2 days after the injection for a bruise to be shown on the skin surface.When it is injected wrongly on the forehead or around the eyes, it can hit the nerves and travel to the adjacent areas hence causing other temporal side effects such as droopy eyelids, numbness and muscle twitching. The substance can also migrate to other areas that was not intended. Botulinum toxin type A is a poison, so if it spreads beyond the muscle that is intended, it can cause symptoms …

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botox cost

how much does botox cost for forehead? Botox cost charged  in two ways  – either by “area” or by “unit.”Charging by “area” leads to fraud since the provider can dilute the Botox by whatever ratio they want and the patient never actually knows how much Botox they have received. There is also the possibility of cross-contamination between patients since the provider is using the vial over and over again for several patients. The alternative way of charging for Botox is by the “unit.” how much is botox around the eyes? Allergan just started supplying 50 Unit vials of Botox.  This is the average amount of Botox for a typical patient. 50 Units will cover the crow’s feet (2.5 units each), …

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before and after botox

dysport cost

How long after botox can I sleep? It is recommended to not lay down for 4 hours after botox injection , because lying flat or bending over might make the Botox shift via gravity to orbital cavity and ophthalmologic side effects such as droopy eyelids or diplopia occur. Moreover, laying down makes the veins in  the head and neck become engorged and causes more swelling and bruising soon after injection. How long after Botox can I fly?

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dysport

dysport cost

what is Dysport? Botox and Dysport are both Botulinum Toxin A but are made by different companies. Botox has been available for longer, but Dysport is now FDA approved and has been found to be as effective and safe as Botox. It is a bit different to use from a physician standpoint, but for the patients it is pretty much the same as Botox. Best yet, Dysport is less expensive for the same effect. This is the great thing about competition. Dysport cost

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botox armpits

What is botox armpits injection? The use of botox armpits was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2004 for patients whose hyperhidrosis is inadequately managed with topical agents. Prior to administering BOTOX, many clinicians perform a Minor’s starch iodine test to document the extentand severity of hyperhidrosis in each axilla. This can then be used to mark the skin with a grid of evenly spaced injection sites . The approved dose of BOTOX is 50 U1 per axilla, injected intradermally in 0.1- to 0.2-mL aliquots per injection site using a 30-gauge needle. In the pivotal trials, 100 U were diluted with 4.0 mL of nonpreserved saline. Discomfort with the axillary injections is min- imal, and the placing of ice …

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botox cosmetic

What is botox cosmetic? The appropriate use of Botox requires an understanding of the art of facial aesthetics and the science of this unique molecule. No two patients are exactly the same,and patients commonly present with baseline asymmetries. Cookbook approaches should be avoided. The mechanism of action of botox cosmetic is to decrease muscular activity by inhibiting the release of acetylcholine, which is necessary for neuromuscular transmission. To practice the art of facial aesthetic , botox cosmetic , knowledge of the facial musculature is essential. This includes the thickness and pattern of muscle fibers as well as differences in the sex and race of the patient. Men, in general, require higher doses per treatment area. Thin muscles, such as the …

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