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Botox for Eye Conditions

 
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Other treatment options include biofeedback, acupuncture, hypnosis, chiropractic, nutritional therapy, oral medications, and myectomy, which is a surgical procedure to remove part of the eyelid nerves and muscles.

See your eye doctor for the latest developments.

References:

Amy L. Sutton, ed, “Eye Care Sourcebook”, Omnigraphics, 2008.

Lew MF, “Review of the FDA-approved uses of botulinum toxins, including data suggesting efficacy in pain reduction”, Clin J Pain. 2002 Nov-Dec: 18(6 Suppl): S142-6.

Charles PD, “Botulinum neurotoxin serotype A: a clinical update on non-cosmetic uses”, Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2004 Nov 15; 61(22 Suppl 6): S11-23.

Botox safety information:
http://www.botoxmedical.com/Safety.aspx

Strabismus:
https://www.empowher.com/news/herarticle/2010/01/27/strabismus-misalignment-eyes

Linda Fugate is a scientist and writer in Austin, Texas. She has a Ph.D. in Physics and an M.S. in Macromolecular Science and Engineering. Her background includes academic and industrial research in materials science. She currently writes song lyrics and health articles.

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