Hemifacial Spasm + Botox

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Long-Term Botox for Hemifacial Spasms

I have had hemi-facial spasms for 10 years. For the last 3-4 years Botox has proved very successful. I am contemplating surgery which is drilling into... READ MORE

Botox for Hemifacial Spasm?

My neurologist recommended Botox Cosmetic for my hemifacial spasms. is this recommended by other doctors on these boards who have more experience with... READ MORE

Botox for Hemifacial Spasm Covered by Insurance?

I will be having botox next month for hemifacial spasm will i have to pay for it? READ MORE

Swollen Lip After Botox for Bells Palsy

I developed Bells Palsy at 17. At 38, my neurologist recommended Botox for the hemifacial spasms. I had my first injections in November, but it didn't... READ MORE

I had botox for mild hemifacial spasm. Can this cause upper eyelid drooping and dry eyes (photos)

Never had bells palsy. Had MRI with and without contrast with no difinative cause. Just went to a new neurologist and he injected botox into the lower... READ MORE

Facial distortion after botox normal?

I had botox on the left side of my face 5 days ago for hemi facial spasms. Now my face is lopsided. It is as if the whole left side of my face is... READ MORE

I had Botox for hemifacial spasm 3 weeks ago with a lot of side effects. Am I going to be left like this? (Photo)

I got Botox for hemifacial spasms 1 week after my face is swollen and looks very distressed. This is Far more difficult inside pulling feels very... READ MORE

I Have Hemifacial Spasms and Got my First Botox Shots Three Weeks Ago. But Now my Eye Won't Blink at All?

I can close it but I have to consciously think of it. I can't wear my contacts and my vision is blurry and my eye burns in spite of the gel I put in... READ MORE

My 22 daughter just received Botox for her hemifacial spasm and her face is asymmetrical. What can she do?

She is upset because the doctor would not treat both sides and now her face is asymmetrical and its really causing her depression. Is there any reason... READ MORE

I just had my 2nd botox shot for a hemifacial spasm. The first shot worked almost immediately but this second shot has not ?

My doctor says we must wait at least 2 weeks as every shot given takes time and there is no precise time as to when it will "kick in". He says if he... READ MORE

What do I do now about my hemifacial spasms?

I have had the micro vascular decompression surgery done twice. Once in 2011 and once in 2015. Prior to MVD I had Botox injections which had little to... READ MORE

Can Botox ever be used to lessen the effects of hemi facial paralysis? Juvederm to fill but didn't last. (Photo)

I was paralyzed on my left side after having my wisdom teeth removed 10 yrs ago. I started using Botox in my chin to relieve some of the spasms and... READ MORE

What treatment for hemifacial spasm that causes upper lip to twitch up and left eye to wink uncontrollably?

Age is 73. Damaged from upper Invisalign tray. Botox treatment around eye and one to left sideburn area caused face to droop objectionably.... READ MORE

Hemifacial spasm vs ? (Photo)

I've been diagnosed with hemifacial spasm however only my cheek muscle flexes when I blink. I've been treated with botox but doesn't last long and I... READ MORE

Why does medical Botox cost more than cosmetic Botox?

I have Botox injections for a hemifacial spasm. My insurance no longer pays for the Botox so I began asking questions. Apparently, Botox can only be... READ MORE

Can severefood poisoning or taking probiotics interfere with Botox injections working on a hemifacial spasm?

Started Botox treatments for a hemifacial spasm in the last year. Had 3 treatments so far with the most recent in early December. Treatments seemed to... READ MORE

What areas of the eye/mouth should we focus on getting botox injections?

I have been getting botox injections for 7 years to help with blepharospasm (eye) and hemifacial (left corner/side of the mouth) spasms. The... READ MORE

Is Dysport & Botox injections a possible life long treatment for HFS?

A question about the effect of dysport, from a danish medical student, suffering from hemifascial spasms (mild degree). Is Dysport & Botox... READ MORE

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