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Did you get droopy eyes after Botox?

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  • 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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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 Botox 2 months ago, the right eye began to droop 2 weeks after (lid not brow). I have had Botox before, so this was new to me. I went back to talk to dr who did it and he was sorry, but said it would need to wear off. He had previously done my botox, but the assistant in the office said I should have it injected in my brow to lift it, well that was the mistake. It has been horribly dibilitating, and if anyone asks me "what's wrong with your eye" one more time, I'll scream. My vision has been affected and I wear glasses now to see the computer. I hope it wears off. If not, I don't really know how I'll cope with this.
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Don't worry, it will wear off! try using visine. I did and it worked.
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I had the same thing but my left eye never had botox befor my dr said it was a bad batch and dissed me up more with a new batch but it's been 3 months really sceard it's gonna be permanent :(
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I got botox 10 days ago and 4 days out my lid started to droop a little then 6 days out my eye is almost completely closed. The iopodine drops have no effect. I was told by the dr initially that the slight droop was as bad as it would get until I went back 2 day later when it was closed. I'm nervous about what happens when I reach the 2 week mark. The dr. says I was very sensitive to Botox and next time he will do half the amount (don't think there will ever be a next time). It is extremely embarrassing and I have been crying about it and staying in the house. For a family event I had to go to, I used medical tape to hold my eye open and used my bangs to cover the tape. It looked semi normal- but still ridiculous to have bangs in one eye. I am hoping it starts to wear off quickly because it is hard to function in daily life with one eye. I can't even enjoy the lack of wrinkles because I don't want to leave the house.
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I had Botox 11 days ago. Third time for 11's. First time for eyebrow lift to get rid of wrinkly lids. Never had a problem before. Went to a very good dr but ended up with the dreaded eyelid droop. So depressed. One eye is worse and only opens half way. Just got lipodine eye drops yesterday which do help. But I too am hiding in the house and behind dark glasses. Curious how the butterfly band aids work. Feel like I have new friends with a shared bad experience after reading this thread
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Did you guys have eyeLID ptosis, or eyeBROW ptosis? I had Xeomin to my forehead lines 4 weeks ago, and 6 short hours later my brow began to drop. The difference is dramatic. Although there are no lines on my forehead, my brow is dramatically lower, and my eyes that are usually bright and open look angry and tired..and they're hooded. My normally arched brow is flat and pointing downward at the ends. How soon will it take for this to resolve? My doctor gave me a small amount of Voluma at no charge because he felt bad about what had happened. Ugh.
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I also only had 10units to my forehead so I think the doctor injected too close to my eyes but of course he didn't admit to that and I was told could be something else. Got it 3 days after botox. Actually I have it both eyes but left eye is worse
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Yes I have ptosis left eye. Had it for nearly 2 months now. Been told could last about 3-6months, once the botox has worn off.
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Ah- I'm sorry to hear that. mine is in both eyes and pretty dramatic. ...has yours improved even minimally?
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Yes my eyes have improved slightly. It's normal in the mornings and seems to flare up in the evenings. I know it's not from too much botox as I was only given 10 units so I assume it's been injected too close to my eyes. It is getting better. I have just over a month until the botox wears off and I'm counting the days. It seems one thing after the other since I got botox. I recently developed a rash that don't look like hives and now I've noticed red raised bumps at the back of my tongue. Hoping it's not botox related.
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Bad bad experience 5 days ago.my 3rd botox in 3 years - and all was fine in the past . But today my right eye is drooping badly and I have horrible head and neck pain. The practitioner was the same one. I now look At least 10 years older than before it was done 5 days ago. SO depressed. Hadn't realised how common this is.
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I don't know the difference between droopy eyelid and swelling of the eyelid but that happened to me. It's normal size in the morning and flares up in the evening. I also have puffy eyes but mild. I only had 10units in my forehead. Also suffered with severe headaches, eye pain and light-headedness for 2 weeks. Eye is still swollen
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Slocket,,,30 units thats alot,i get 8 units forehead 4 dots with 2 units each.
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Hello again Slocket. I have been back to my Dentist and asked her about your problem. Apparently I have been a little optimistic with the 6 months. Because I am a man, I need more Botox so the Ptosis can endure (like mine did) but if you have not had more than a unit put in, you will see a significant improvement after a couple of months. This can be improved with idopine (not sure about spelling) eye drops. Also it happens to every practitioner once or twice in their career. Did you get a plan of the face with little crosses on it where the product has gone in? I get these and my dentist lets me look at them. If I were to go somewhere else, I would take the plans with me as they work for my face. The Ptosis is for the duration of the botox but you will see a weakening of the visual effect and an improvement after a couple of weeks / few months. It may get worse before it gets better. Mine kics in fully at about the 10 day mark. Please try not to feel down and depressed. People really are not that aware of things like this as much as you think they are. Be confident and be strong. x
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Another update, and thank you for sharing. Very good luck for me the bad side effects and droopy eye went away at about 2 weeks now. I feel much better. My skin feels normal now. I did use Vizine eye drops which counter acts botox. My wrinkles are gone off my forehead still. I think it was just too much botox for my very first time; but now I am alright.
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Hi slocket so sorry to hear of your experience,I originally posted in November,I originally had botox 3years ago and ended up with left droopy eyelid,horrendous experience,my self esteem was rock bottom,went back to the same clinic this year to see different doctor,assured me should would be very careful,low dosage new my concerns,had it done for my daughter wedding,3 weeks before wedding date,all good for two weeks,then woke up and lid was down,you can imagine how I felt,absolutely gutted,drops didn't work for me,and had a beautiful outfit,hat etc but couldn't even look people on the face,2 months down the line and lid is back up prob started to get better round about 5 wks after,stip looks heavy when tired,even though I loved how it looked in my frown lines,the droopy eyelid was just too traumatic,tried to put on brave face,but felt stupid and so sad that for the sake of vanity and trying to look good I ruined won of the best days of our lives,van see it in the photos,nobody noticed my frown lines but lots of people noticed the droopy eyelid,I hope for you you will see a difference in wks and not months,so understand how you feel,best wishes
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