Xeomin®

Xeomin

Xeomin is often used to treat Blepharospasm. Blepharospasm is a condition involving abnormal involuntary spasms of the eyelids. Injections of Xeomin administered into the muscles of the eyelid can help relieve spasms for many patients.

The number of injections necessary will vary from patient to patient, depending upon the number of muscles affected and the severity of the condition. The results of treatment with Xeomin are usually seen after one week and last, on the average, up to 12 weeks.

Risks of Xeomin Treatment

While an effective medication for muscle spasms, treatment with Xeomin carries certain risks. Whether they occur hours or weeks after treatment, the following symptoms may be life-threatening and require urgent medical attention:

  • Difficulty speaking, swallowing or breathing
  • Muscle weakness throughout the body
  • Double vision
  • Blurred vision
  • Drooping eyelids
  • Change in voice quality
  • Problems with articulation
  • Loss of bladder control
Southside Eye Care proudly serves Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach Virginia as well as the surrounding areas. For more information on Xeomin® call us at (757) 484-0101 today or fill out our contact form for more information.