Botox – other uses

Dr Singh who runs his botox clinic in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, in his latest blog shares his thoughts on what other uses botox has.

What other uses does Botulinum have?

Botulinum Toxin, Botox is well known and heard about for being used for anti-aging purposes, to give you a fresher look and iron out wrinkles. However, Botox can also be used for a variety of medical conditions, for example crossed eye, migraines, excessive sweating and overactive bladder.
There are over 20 medical conditions that Botulinum Toxin or Botox can be used to treat many people. Below is a list of approved uses for Botulinum or Botox treatment:

Blepharospasm – this is a spasm of the eyelids
Idiopathic Rotational Cervical Dystonia – a severe neck and shoulder muscle spasms
Chronic Migraine – having 15 or more headaches in one month
Severe Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis – excessive sweating
Strabismus – crossed eyes
Post-Stroke Upper Limb Spasticity
Detrusor Overactivity Urinary Incontinence
Overactive Bladder – urgency to go to the toilet
Hemifacial Spasm – a condition that effects have of your face. It may start with a twitch round the eye and can gradually move towards your month
Glabellar Lines- this is the frown lines between the eyebrows
Canthal Lines – crow’s feet lines
Crow’s Feet Lines – also known as laugh lines or character lines. They are clusters of tiny wrinkles and fine lines that form around the outer corners of the eyes.

All Botox treatments take approximately 72 hours to take effect and have a noticeable change. In very rare cases, some individuals may require up to 5 days for the full effect to be seen.

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