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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No: Botulinum toxin is not used to treat a drooping upper eyelid (ptosis). In fact, botulinum toxin can make it worse.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Barr
Dr. Fred Barr answered
42 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Sadly NO: Because the length of time botox/dysport type product effects usually don't extend beyond 3-4 months, there is sadly no permanent fixes with these che ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Time: It is common due to the biology of the tissues for some Botox to diffuse a little more (sometimes less) in areas where the effect is not wanted. Ther ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience in Neurology
No.: No, careful injection, including careful placement of injections, and spreading small doses rather than giving large doses in one area, can help preve ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
28 years experience in aesthetic Medicine
Too much product: Drooping eyelids can occur with botox, Dysport or xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a). Because these products work by relaxing the muscles. Too much product ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possible emergency: You need to see a doctor as soon as possible to rule out worrisome things such as stroke.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. SAM Goldberger
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
Www.neweyelids.com: Please see the link below. Good luck. http://www.neweyelids.com/blepharoplasty.html.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
37 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Be more precise: Please give more information about each question so we can answer properly each one. You can ask several separate questions.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudio Contreras
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
For severe ptosis: This procedure uses a silicone sling to use the frontalis muscle of the forehead to raise the eyelids when the forehead is raised. It is recommended ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: Amblyopia is a condition resulting after the brain decides to turn off the visual input of one eye because it presents a blurred, weak or distorted im ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Possibly: If the upper lid decreases the superior visual field, its correction may be covered by insurance. This usually requires a formal visual field test by ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Aging: As people age, the muscles in the face become weaker, resulting in facial droop or jowels in many people.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Can be myokymia: Random twitching of an eyelid, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Muscle relaxation: Botox causes a relaxation of the muscles in the forehead. Some pull the brows in and down while others pull the brow up. The best effect is for the Bo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Amblyopia.: Refractive amblyopia is caused by an uncorrected need for glasses in a child. A droopy eyelid can also cause amblyopia.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Ptosis etc: Ptosis is a droopy upper eyelid this is treated with ptosis surgery to elevate the upper lid level. Blepharoplasty is surgery to remove excess skin ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Ptosis is the generic term used to describe drooping of the eyelids.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience in Ophthalmology
Ptosis: Drooping eyelids that are symmetrical usually are not dangerous and can be caused by weakness of eyelid elevating muscles or just age. However, might ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
21 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on cause: Botox causes muscle laxity and this correct some age facial droop and sagging. See a verified Botox doctor and see there plan for your exact condition ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not interchangeable: Neurotoxins (botox or dysport) work by "paralyzing" muscles that cause wrinkles. Fillers (restylane, juvederm, artefill, radiesses, (dermal fillers) ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hoffmann
37 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Perhaps: It is common for one brow to sit lower than the other. This will be much worse if someone has weakness of the facial muscles as in bell's palsy. Certa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. T Jeff Russell
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: There are a variety of surgeries that can fix a droopy lid which is referred to as ptosis. The best procedure to repair the ptosis depends on what ca ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
Eventually: Just lik furrowing your brow, squinting can caus wrinkles.

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