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1 Month Post Dysport in Forehead, Both Eyes Extreme Sagging; Experiencing Headaches and Blurred Vision. What Can I Do? (photo)

I received dysport on March 20th in my forehead only. My glabella area was not treated. I was told I was given a total of 39 units. I woke up the next morning with BOTH eyes sagging down to my eyelashes. I endured horrific headaches, blurred vision, and sickness. My dr said it will wear off in 2 weeks. It has now been 6 weeks and I think it is getting WORSE. I am now waking up with my eyes crusted & sagging. My dr is IGNORING my calls. Please help me! How am I getting worse? Will I ever recover?

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Sie effects and Complications of Dysport

If your treating physician is ignoring you, see another physician. From your description and pictures, it appears that you have a brow ptosis (weakness), not an eyelid ptosis. However, the associated symptoms are not common. Find another dermatologist or see a neurologist. You still needs evaluation.


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This will go away

Give it time. The good thing about dysport is that its not permanent. There is no need to worry this is go away. 

Norman M. Rowe, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Dysport reactions

Dear DepressedinMI,

-Those symptoms sound like they may be related to: either too much Dysport in the forehead or something else that is going on

-Typically symptoms related to Dysport improve as time goes on

-If the symptoms are getting worse, you should see a neurologist to double check things out

Hope you feel better,

Nima Shemirani

Nima Shemirani, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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39 units is not really a very large Dysport dose.

I personally do not find the photographs particularly indicative of anything. I would recommending finding a new doctor for your concerns and not going back to someone who can't or won't communicate with you.  Consider seeing a fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon for an assessment.  The American Society for Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery maintains a geographic directory on their website that will help you find a well qualified doctor to address your issues after Dysport treatment.

Kenneth D. Steinsapir, MD
Los Angeles Oculoplastic Surgeon
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