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Botox and Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm and Botox Blepharospasm is a distressing condition, not to be confused with myokymia, the more common quivering of the eyelid. Defined as the ‘involuntary tight closure of the eyelids,’ blepharospasm can ease after several days or manifest as a chronic and life-altering muscle disorder. In a healthy eye, the blinking mechanism works to protect …

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Botox in the Treatment of Muscle Spasm

Its ability to cut the connection between muscle and brain is what gives Botox its cosmetic capability, but this same receptor-blocking property can alleviate serious and debilitating muscular conditions. Perhaps Botox provides the most physical relief in the treatment of muscle spasm. Muscle spasms can occur in isolation, as the result of injury or interrupted …

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Botox – what you need to know

Botox is an effective and popular facial wrinkle treatment. If you’re new to Botox treatment, the following questions will help you to decide whether Botox is right for you. Although the results are not permanent, the decision to do botox is a combination of your aesthetic requirements and a detailed discussion with your doctor on …

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The Other Faces of Botox

Botox has a long history of accidental discovery. First used by ophthalmologists to relax strabismus or crossed eyes, Botox’s cosmetic potential began as an unexpected side effect. Cue a revolution in aesthetic treatment! It shouldn’t surprise us then that Botox is increasingly being used in further unexpected ways. Here are just a few: Migraines Botox …

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