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Botox for Strabismus

One of the non-cosmetic uses for Botox that has been studied and used over the last 25 years is in the correction of eye muscle disorders such as strabismus. Strabismus is more commonly known as “crossed eyes”; this occurs when one or more of the eye muscles are…

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Botox & Upper Limb Spasticity

Spasticity is a condition that alters the skeletal muscle, causing the sensation of pulling, tightening, or stiffness in the limb that is affected. Upper limb spasticity is a very common side affect of people who have had a stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury,…

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Botox for Overactive Bladder

One of the newer indications to treat overactive bladder, approved January 2013, is treatment with Botox! Never heard of the issue? It’s actually quite common. Unfortunately, as with most ailments, prevalence increases with age; about 50% of nursing home residents experience incontinence resultant from an…

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Botox and Hyperhidrosis

Botox and Hyperhidrosis:  Botox for Excessive Sweating If you’re one of the many people who suffer from excessive underarm sweating, otherwise termed hyperhidrosis, then you are not alone. According to the International Hyperhidrosis Society, nearly three percent of people are unable to control their excessive…

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Botox and Blepharospasm

Have you ever had a nervous twitch in your eye when you are tired or stressed?  That is a blepharospasm. It can present as a twitch, tic or uncontrolled blinking of the eye, and for some individuals, it can become increasingly persistent over time.  This…

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Botox for Cervical Dystonia

Cervical dystonia is a condition where the muscles in the neck involuntary contract, causing uncontrollable movement of the head that results in the head twisting side-to-side or forward and backward. People who live with this disorder often experience extreme amounts of pain. There is currently no cure…

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