I am sorry that you experienced a droop from the Botox. Some patients get improvement from Iopidine eye drops to help "open up" the eye area. It will take several weeks to months for the effects to resolve completely.
I’m sorry to hear that
happened to you. For your eyelid droop,
there is a prescription eye drop (Iopidine 0.5%) that you can get from a
physician to help alleviate the droop within a few weeks to a month. The
eyebrow droop will have to resolve on its own within the next few months, as
there is unfortunately no treatment for this. You are correct, that moving your
muscles more frequently may help to make the Botox wear off faster; however, it
may take 3-4 months for all the symptoms to go away.
So sorry to hear about your side effects. This is a very rare occurence It will take a few weeks for the effects to start diminishing. If this was your first time then you may need a smaller dose next time if you decide to do it again. The good news is that it does go away. There are eye drops you can use to try and decrease the heaviness of your brows. Talk to your doctor to try and get the eye drops to diminish your problem.
Sorry to hear you had such a bad experience. Your best bet is to visit a dermatologist or plastic surgeon and get an opinion about what is going on. Choose a PHYSICIAN injector that has vast experience doing Botox. Botox generally is such a simple process of coming to the doctors office, discussing what the doctor will do for you, and then having the PHYSICIAN plastic surgeon or dermatologist do your injections. Too bad you have had such a bad experience. I am not sure why this happened. This should never happen with a seasoned Physician injector. Get a new fresh opinion (generally no consultation charge for this) and move ahead. Good Luck and My Best, Dr C
Fortunately, these side effects tend to improve within a few weeks, usually before the full effect wears off. There are prescription eyedrops available that can help with the droopy eyelids.myour treating physicisn can prescribe those for you.
Unfortunately the results you are describing can happen in rare cases. Usually the fist two weeks is when you feel the most intense effects of Botox. After that it does tend to get better by itself. You can also talk to your doctor about an eye drop called iodipine that can help reduce the heaviness and droopiness of the eyelids. If this was your first time receiving Botox injections, it is possible that the dose was too strong for you and next time you should start with a lower dose. There is no proof that exercising your eyebrows will make the Botox disappear quicker--but it can't hurt. Best of luck.