It has been a 5 days since botox and I look like Captin Spock. I have very expressive eyes and over the last couple days when I talk my outer brow will raise up while my inner brow does not move. It looks horrible. In addition my eyes are droopy and I feel a heaviness between the bridge of my nose. I called the Dr and she thinks I need more botox. I am terrified that this will make the droopy eyes even worse. Help. I am getting Married in 2 weeks. I can't look like this.
Botox Caused Droopy "Captain Spock" Eyes - Help!
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Botox caused Dr Spock-appearance
If one or two units of Botox is injected an inch or more over the outer two thirds of the eyebrow, it should help minimize the contraction of the previously untreated frontalis muscle that is compensating for the inability of the middle forehead to lift. Your inner eyebrows seem to be low and if no injections were done in the glabella, the region between the eyebrows, then treating the glabella can help lift the middle forehead and eyebrows. Don't do anything else more aggressive so close to your wedding. Congratulations, by the way!
Injecting botox on the lateral forehead areas usually improves the Spock look.
Your doc is right. You need to get a little more botox injected on the lateral forehead areas to relieve the "Spock" look and you should be fine for your wedding. Sincerely,
Spock look after Botox
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Yes the doctor's correct...you need a little botox in the outer portion of your
forehead and this will quickly and efficiently rest he muscles and return your eyes to a more normal position and in doing so eliminate the Dr. Spock look...often results when you opted for treatment just in the glabella and without any treatment to the forehead
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