Chronic migraines can disrupt your life, affecting your work, family and overall quality of life. If you have migraine headaches 15 days or more per month, you have chronic migraines and may benefit from Botox® treatments. The FDA has approved Botox for chronic migraine treatment. At Eden Plastic Surgery Institute, we offer Botox for migraines at our medical facility in Miami.
Botox is a neuromodulator that can temporarily relax muscle contractions. Botox is well-known for its cosmetic applications to smooth away frown lines and wrinkles, but it was first used for medical treatments. The muscle relaxation effects of Botox have been used to treat muscle spasms for decades. It is also used to control excessive perspiration (hyperhidrosis), and it is approved for treating migraines. The treatments are safe with very little risk of side effects, as the most common side effect is slight swelling or bruising at the site of the injection.
Migraine Treatment with Botox Injections
Botox works for migraine treatment by calming the nerves that are responsible for headache pain. For migraine treatment, Botox injections target the nerves that are associated with headaches, including migraines. The neuromodulator can impact the nerves for about 12 weeks, helping prevent migraines from occurring. The effects of Botox are not immediate – it can take about a week to take effect. Many patients see improved results by repeated Botox treatments every three months, reducing their occurrence of migraine episodes.
If you suffer from chronic migraines, Botox treatment may be a non-invasive, safe solution to give you relief. Our medical team at Eden Plastic Surgery Institute offers effective Botox treatment for migraines at our medical center in Miami. Contact our office today to schedule your appointment. Botox injections can be completed in less than a half hour, and there is no downtime or recovery needed after your treatment.