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Can I Use Botox and Restylane if I Have a Movement Disorder?

I Have Fibomyalgia+facial Neuralgia. Botox Injected. Face is Having More Spasms in Cheeks. I have been sent to a Movement Disorder Neurologist.The spasms are also in my body.If I have a movemnt disorder can I stil use Botox and Restylane?

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BOTOX and Restylane are off label for a movement disorder so you should really see a neurologist.

BOTOX and Restylane are off label for a movement disorder so you should really see a neurologist.

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Botox with neurologic issue

Check with your doctor regarding Botox injections for you. The best person to ask would be your neurologist.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Restylane or juvederm and botox in patients with neurologic or muscular disorders

Check with your neurologist if you have one, or schedule a consultation with one, to determine if there is a contraindication of using Botox with the movement disorder. There usually is not a problem but the neurologist's opinion may vary depending on the location of botox injections and the number of units.  There shouldn't be a problem with injecting restylane or juvederm.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologist
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Botox for treatment of Movement Disorder

Hello and thank you for the question.

There is plethora of scientific literature on the benefits of Botox for management of movement disorders. I recommend you seek treatment solely by a board certified neurologist who specializes in this area. Regarding the Restylane, there is no contraindication, that I am aware of,  preventing you from being treated with an injectable filler.

Warmest Regards,

Glenn Vallecillos, M.D., F.A.C.S. 

Glenn Vallecillos, MD
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Movement disorders and use of Botullinum Toxin (Dysport and Botox)

The decision to use Botullinum Toxin (Dysport and Botox) in a patient with a movement disorder is best left to your neurologist.  

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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