Botox problem – what if the central part of the forehead collapses down?

I recently had botox injected into my forehead and on the sides of my eyes. I don't know if the doctor injected too close to my eyebrow or what but my upper eyelids have folded down in the corners close to the nose...on both sides. This has never happened before and I have been using botox for years. Should I get an injection underneath the eyebrown to lift the folds? Signed...Worried

Yes –  I have seen this effect and since you’ve had Botox injected before with good results, it’s a most likely a technical problem.   It usually results from the Botox being injected too low at the root of the nose, in between the “elevens.”   If the doctor or nurse stays higher, it probably won’t happen again.

Or, it could be that more was injected or a different dilution used and it “migrated” down.    More on Botox/Dysport/Xeomin problems here.    Hope this helps,  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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