I had injections in messeter muscles, neck and forehead.This was second time at neurologist. What is my future doctors?
I got Botox injections for migraine/bruxism.Now about a week from the operation I can't smile normally, what do I do? (Photos)
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Smile problems after Botox
Unfortunately it appears as if the Botox inadvertently paralyzed one/some of the several muscles that control smiling. Only time will fix this problem, as Botox usually remains effective for 3-4 months. Good luck.
Botox for migraine/bruxism. Now about a week from the procedure I can't smile normally
Thank you for sharing your question and photographs. It appears that your injections were placed in such a position that it resulted in your lip elevating muscles being accidentally paralyzed. Unfortunately there is no reversal outside of time, but there is no permanent or long-term damage. Hope this helps.
Unhappy with Botox/Xeomin/Dysport for Migraines--add venus legacy
This may be due to Botox placement, but it can take 1-2 weeks for final results with Botox. Botox results last 3-4 months. If you're unhappy with your final results, venus legacy treatments can soften results. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer
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Can't smile normally after Botox for migraine and bruxism...
Thank you for your question and pictures. I am sorry to hear about your issue. It does appear a muscle that help with smiling has been affected. It is a rare complication when injecting at those areas. It will fully resolved in 3 to 4 months and you may see an improvement as early as 4 to 6 weeks. I recommend following up with your injector. All the best, Dr. Michon
Can't smile normally...
Thanks for posting. The Botox has relaxed the muscle used in smiling. This may last 3 to 4 months or less if it's migration. You should see your injector and review the number of units and location injected.
Best wishes, Dr. Aldo
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