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Lifted Eyelid After Botox?

I had botox done to erase crowfeet 6 days ago however i felt a numbness on my right side that night and when I woke up the following morning my right eyelid was lifted and the left remained normal as usual. yesterday i went back and my doc. injected a bit more on the left side but today the right still seems raised more than the left. I am really upset as I never experienced that before and i have been doing botox for 5 years.can this be fixed and will this eventually wear out or is it a permane

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Botox should not cause permanent asymmetry as a complication

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The botox effect will wear off in several months or less. It should l not be permanent. It may take a few more days for the left eyelid to lift up as it takes a few days for the Botox to affect the muscles usually and it's more unusual for the right side to have been affected so quickly.

Web reference: http://www.thenyac.com/botox/index.html

Manhattan Dermatologist
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Botox effect will wear off

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It is possible that the Botox placed on your right side may relax the muscles that lower your eyebrows. The orbicularis oculi muscles. This can cause a compensatory elevation of your eyebrow. The effect will wear off and the brow will return to normal.

Web reference: http://www.8west.ca/knowledge-base/refresh/understanding-botox/

Vancouver Facial Plastic Surgeon
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