I had my first Botox 7 weeks ago: 15 units glabellar + 20 units forehead (triangular.) My main concern was the deep frown lines that were always present. Three weeks later I had a touch-up of 15 units glabellar since the frown lines were still slightly present. One week after that, I began having strong contractions of the frown lines when I touched my forehead with medium depth. Now, they are occurring a few times a day with little direct touch. I love the look now, but what's happening?
Frown Line Spasms After Botox?
Doctor Answers (3)
Botox and spastic muscles
It's unclear exactly why you would be having muscle spasms in the area, but it can occasionally happen when the muscles are regenerating. From what you've written, you've had a significant amount injected already to those areas so I'd visit with your provider to have them assess and offer their thoughts.
Can Botox cause muscle spasms?
Since Botox is used to treat muscle spasms it is unlikely that a routine Botox injection would cause this problem. If it persists then follow up with your plastic surgeon or injector.
Spasms after botox
Botox is a muscle relaxant, so it is actually used to treat muscle spasms. It isn't clear to me how the problem could be occurring (since you report good cosmetic results). I would suggest following up with your injector to let them see what problem you are having. If there is some muscle spasm happening, a touch up injection may take care of it.
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