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Did you get droopy eyes after Botox?

  • IOU33
  • 4 years ago

Can anyone who had droopy eyes or eyelids after getting Botox injections comments on how long it lasted? Would you do Botox again? Thank you!

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I had Botox just a fortnight ago & around 5 days ago I noticed that one eyelid was becoming droopy & the other eye seems really wide, more so than usual. I am very embarrassed. Has anyone heard of or experienced this. & could you tell me how long it might last or if there's anything I can do to fix it? I have an appointment with the dentist who did it on Thu but I'm afraid he may have no solution. Thank you
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I had botox shots at the top of my forehead for migraines ... and I ended up with droopy lids ... I got the shots because I was going to a conference and didn't want to have headaches while I was there ...well I still have the headaches and droopy eyes to boot ... I guess all you can do is wait ...I was so disappointed ... It couldn't have happened at a worse time ...
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I had botox shots in my forehead for migraine headaches ... and I have the droopy lids ... I have a conference to attend ... got new clothes ... etc, and now I look like I have been out partying all night ... everyone says, you just have to wait until it goes away ... easier said than done
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UPDATE ! Hi I am replying to anyone who has had Botox and has one eye smaller than the other! I had botox 4 weeks ago and had a droopy eyelid for 2 weeks ..been using iopodine seemed to help a little but then I ! noticed my eyeball was very red so thought id let it heal in its own time stopped the drops. I also was doing eye excercises which I mentioned in my last comment sept 4th which HAS helped but more so I have been wearing an eye patch over my good eye for 2 hours a day..what this does is makes the smaller eye work twice has hard to exercise the muscles... don't lose faith ..its helping honest!
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Hi I have had the Botox injection into the forehead above the nose but this time he also put one near my eyebrow he said so that I would not get the staring into headlights look , that was 3 weeks ago. I have since been given Iopodine ..which seems to work for a short time . However I have also picked up this little exercise off the net, ( we have a relaxed lid) so we need to get them muscles working again so we have nothing to lose whilst waiting for it to wear off I found this seemed to help, Do an Eyebrow Dance .... You can perform an exercise that strengthens both the muscles in the forehead and eyelids and requires the coordination of movements between your eyebrows and eyelids. Begin by lifting your eyebrows and then close your eyes. While your eyebrows are lifted, close your eyes. Lower your eyebrows to finish one rep. Perform one set of 10 reps. When you close your eyelids, avoid squeezing or contorting your face. Focus on raising the outer part of each eyebrow. Stick with it.
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My friend had gone for botox treatment few weeks back. She is happy with the results. She had gone for the wrinkle removal treatment from fairview cosmetic surgery clinic. She told that the results will be visible only after one or two weeks and it may differ for each persons depending upon the surgeon, treatment etc. But in my experience with her, botox well treats aging problems
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Hi guys, i did a eyebrow lift last week and now 4 days later! I have a droopy eye, i cant even look at myself its so horrible.. Does anyone has good tips to get my normal eyes back.. The doctor gave me special drops been using it for 2 days now and its not helping at all.. Looks like its getting smaller everyday, im going for a holiday in 4 days and this will destroy my holiday! Tips please????
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Hi I do hope it went away for you I am going away to on the 13th with the same problem , the iopodine worked for a an hour or so friends say it will go in time
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Hi guys, Just wanted to give an update. It has been 7 weeks since I got botox for my frown lines. The result was awful. My eyes were uneven, one was bigger and the other had an eyelid drop. Nightmare! I understood from my doctor that she applied 40 units. So with this in mind I had no idea how long would the eyelid drop last. Well it has been 7 weeks and it has improved a lot, not totally but at least I feel better. I know the feeling of frustration that the only remedy it's time but just want to encourage you guys that it will pass and if you had less than 40 units it might be faster. I would only recommend to detox as much as possible. Take vitamin B, go to sauna, exercise and ginger baths. I did all of this things. Keep strong!
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I have had the same problem in the past. I will NEVER let anyone give me more than 25 units, they always say I need more and I tell them then I will come back after 2 weeks to see if I do. It will get better and go back to normal, I promise. Don't let this experience leave a bad feeling about Botox, it can be great and look amazing if done right and not over done. The problem is there are so many medspas doing it that these young girls really don't have much experience.
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Don't be a sucker twice in a row. Botox is poison and should not be allowed to feed women's vanity.
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That's not cool Becky1946. If Botox makes someone feel better about themselves then who are you to judge. I'm assuming you don't drink, smoke, eat meat, eat dairy, live in the mountains where the air is pure....don't place judgement on here. This forum is dedicated to people that need advice, seek suggestions and just want to discuss different things.
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I think Its a choice, I would not do it again because of the bad experience but everyone has their own reasons. I would definitely advise people to research reasearch reasearch. I believe true beauty comes from the inside out, when I did it I was going through a divorce and I needed to feel better. Obviously it didn't work. Now that the nightmare passed I have to admit that it's nice to see my forehead smooth and young :) Good luck to all of you
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This forum is also for people to be real and express real opinions. What I said was true but you don't like hearing it because your vanity won't let you.There are many on here who agree with me. If you are so happy with Botox why are you on this forum. This is for people going through tragedy as a result of Botox and trying to talk some sense into people like you and support each other to get through it. We don't need Botox lovers here. You are in the wrong place.No I don't drink or smoke and I try to eat healthy and I do live in the country where the air is cleaner. Botox was developed for medical reasons and I had it for that reason. Then women caught on it could make them look younger and went wild with it and it drove the price up. You must think you are ugly if you would go to this extent. I am 67 and feel I look good because I take care of my skin and don't need poison to do it. If God wanted me to inject poison in my body he would have given me a bottle when I was born. You might just as well smoke pot or take street drugs if you care that little about yourself. I just hope or do I that one of your little harmless Botox injections don't make your face fall off. Come back and tell us but I bet you won't. Why aren't you showing your face here and that gorgeous Botox that makes look so great.
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Good for you July to discover that about yourself.
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Wow, you sound like a horrible person. Hopefully your God can teach you to be nicer to people.
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I had mine done 3 weeks ago and only noticed this a few days back and I'm terribly upset by it I have no clue how much was used and i have a holiday in a few weeks. Never again
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You know that men get botox as well, don't you?
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So I am 6 weeks out from my botox. Initially the eyelid droop was so bad my eye was practically closed. I had a huge family party where I have to literally tape my eye open using medical tape and strategically place my bangs. The iopodine did nothing for it. After about a month the iopodine had a little bit of an effect. For some reason after about 2 weeks of using iopodine with some positive results I developed a severe reaction to it and the whole area underneath my eye became red, swollen, puffy, and pushed my eye closed from the bottom. I completely went off the iopodine after the dr looked at it. I still have some droopage that is very noticeable in photos but not as bad in person. I am still styling my bangs over that eye. I am very disappointed in this whole ordeal and cannot wait until this finally wears off. It has been one thing after the other and my entire summer has been monopolized by having one messed up eye so I can't even enjoy the benefits of my smooth forehead. I am 34 and would recommend anyone near my age to think long and hard and definitely don't let anyone put 33 units in your face!!!
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I have had had botox twice and unfortunately had the drooping eyelid twice,second time just before my daughters wedding,horrible horrible experience,I thought I had just been unlucky with the first practitioner but I'm am obviously someone that should not have botox,also I have noticed that the my eyelid is still slightly more drooped than the other eye and it had been 9 months,think this is how it will stay now,think botox looks great on some people but is not suitable for everyone,defiantly don't take it lightly.
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Ha s it gone I go away in 3 weeks! I have the same droopy lid??
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I am using iopodine it works for a while then semms to come back a bit I am 3 weeks into my botox injection and a week into using the iopodine , I also went to my optician and got him to look into and behind the eye incase it was any thing other than eye lid droop but I also learned that Iopodine relieves pressure in the eye read up on it .. I am only using it for a month ..xx
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Well Becky, it seems as though the good Lord did not see fit to bestow upon you a bottle of tact or compassion either. Perhaps you'd find a more compatible atmosphere at sanctimoniousself.com
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What to hell is this. I haven't been on the site for awhile and have no idea what you are talking about. As it turns out I have two auto immune diseases and should never have received the Botox as my eye Dr. Said it would make the condition worse. You have no idea what I'm going through and at this point I don't care what the hell you are going through as I don't know you and you are very rude.
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My sincere apology if I inadvertently responded to the wrong post. My comment was intended as a response to the following which I interpreted as you being the author: "This forum is also for people to be real and express real opinions. What I said was true but you don't like hearing it because your vanity won't let you.There are many on here who agree with me. If you are so happy with Botox why are you on this forum. This is for people going through tragedy as a result of Botox and trying to talk some sense into people like you and support each other to get through it. We don't need Botox lovers here. You are in the wrong place.No I don't drink or smoke and I try to eat healthy and I do live in the country where the air is cleaner. Botox was developed for medical reasons and I had it for that reason. Then women caught on it could make them look younger and went wild with it and it drove the price up. You must think you are ugly if you would go to this extent. I am 67 and feel I look good because I take care of my skin and don't need poison to do it. If God wanted me to inject poison in my body he would have given me a bottle when I was born. You might just as well smoke pot or take street drugs if you care that little about yourself. I just hope or do I that one of your little harmless Botox injections don't make your face fall off. Come back and tell us but I bet you won't. Why aren't you showing your face here and that gorgeous Botox that makes look so great."
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