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Blurred vision after Botox

  • tamara1980
  • miami florida
  • 5 years ago

Can vision be affected from Botox going too deep or too much injected? It's been almost a week, had 20 units in each area, and since then it has been really bad. I was soooo swollen like a fish all over and had a bad migraine. Worse though is my vision is blurry. I wonder if I should see an ophthamologist or neurologist. I am an employee of the medspa that had an untrained doc do this, and I have no insurance :(

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I just had botox injections on Thursday I have chiari malformation and bad head aches along with bad neck pain and back pain. first time I have been out of the house today to drive to the store omg my eyes are blurry and I was kind of seeing double vision it was kind of scary I thought gosh what is wrong with my eyes.
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Blurry vision is a potential side effect of Botox.  Here is the medication guide if you want to read more.  I'm sorry you are having to deal with this!

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Well.. that's bad. You better visit your doctor and ask for a solution. It must be because of botulinum toxin in Botox injection. Though the chances are very less, but it may cause muscle weakness, double vision, blurred vision and drooping eyelids, change/ loss of voice (dysphonia), trouble breathing, trouble swallowing etc. My doc at Lewis Pain had discussed with these factors before starting the treatment.
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I have my eyesight decreased after botox injections that I did ones every 6 months. It's getting worse rapidly over the last 2-3 years...
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My friend had continuous migraine headaches for last 3-4 years. He tried for various medication but unable to get relief. But Botox injections really helped him and he used to have these injections every 3 months now. You might be facing the problem due to some allergies so ask your doctor for this.
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I too received a botox treatment about 2 weeks ago, I have had botox injections for many years but never around my eyes. I have blurred vision the provider that I've had do all my injections insured me it could NOT be the botox! Well a ED visit, a reg eye dr visit, a reg doctor visit,cat scan and an eye specialist we finally came to the conclusion it is indeed the botox!! OMG never again this is so annoying not to mention expensive and scary!!!
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I wanted to make it clear this time did have it around my eyes.
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I have had blurred vision for fourteen months now - since Botox injections in forehead. The blurry vision seemed tolerable at first and then I had a sudden episode while driving where I could not read the speed limit signs on the side of the road. This sudden change of vision was accompanied by a severe sharp pain which went up the back of my neck. I went to the eye doctor who knew nothing of Botox side effects but I learned that I basically was producing NO tears and that my vision was so bad that I was just about at the "illegal to drive" stage. My last eye exam six months prior to Botox showed that I had 20/20 vision so the change was dramatic and extremely upsetting not to mention confusing. I got glasses and eye drops in hopes that they would improve my vision but they didn't help and my vision only got worse. Six months later - (now at fourteen months) I've just seen another eye doctor. Although I am producing more tears my eyesight has deteriorated and now it is illegal for me to drive without glasses. I had to get a totally new prescription after only six months and I find that they may help me one day - and do nothing to help the next.
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I had botox injectections 2 weeks ago and have strange vision and a slight pressure over the bridge of my nose almost like what you would get when you are ill. It is a very disoriented feelling that is frustrating!
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I have the exact same thing which started 3 days after botox I had for the "11s". It is now day 11, no change. Where were your injections and how long did it last??
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I had my injections on feb 27 my eyes are still swollen and my vision still gets blurry he put the injections around my forehead on the side of my head behind my ears and some in my neck I have tried eye drops ice pack cold rag nothing helps with the swelling its really frustrating I look terrible cant wear my contacts yet either
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After 5 weeks it finally started going away. I thought it was going to drive me insane...I tried everything, eye patch, several kinds of eye drops, ice , massage the eye. Unfortunetly nothing worked. All you can do is wait it out. It still isn't 100 percent but much better. Hang in there , I feel for you...
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I had Botox injected a week ago. A week later I experienced blurred vision. It has not gone away. It's worse when I am in the sun and when I walk. I went to the eye doctor today. The doctor said my vision is 20 20 and they don't see anything wrong. It is extremly frustrating. Is there anything I can do ?
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I too had botox three days ago and am now experiencing very blured vision I am so scared as I didn't tell anyone I was having it done and now feel foolish that i voluntarily did this to myself
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Just wondering how your eyes are now? I have blurred vision after botox...two weeks later seems to be getting worse. Did it get better? I'm so upset with myself

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