I’ve had 4 Botox appointments with the same doctor and the problem still isn’t solved?

Hi Dr. I- I had Botox on the bunny lines and under the eyes. I have been back four times for the follow up because my left side hasn\'t really changed at all. One side/right side is great-smooth and wrinkel free after the 2nd treatment. The doctor said I had strong muscles on the left side and thought #4 would do the trick. It\'s been 7 days since that treatment and it looks the same. Is that normal? I plan to make another appointment but why would one side require so much more than the other side????

Since I don’t know what you looked like before and I don’t know exactly what was done, I can’t really comment.  But as a general rule, it doesn’t make sense to me that one side is responding so differently to the Botox.  Also, 4 visits to solve this seems like a lot.  I would recommend getting a second opinion from another dermatologist at this point.   Is your doctor a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon?  You can check at www.AAD.org.    Dr. I

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