Eye Botox: Working, Effectiveness, Side Effects, and Alternatives

Eye Botox around the Eyes

What is it?

 Eye Botox is a type of drug used to soften the facial skin and wrinkles. Botox injection is injected into the skin to eliminate wrinkles around eyes, mouth, and forehead areas, in short, eye Botox is a popular cosmetic drug used to inject in the face to relax different facial muscles from the forehead to the neck region. You may often hear that celebrities use this treatment to hide their age and wrinkles. Botulinum toxin A popularly known as Botox is a temporary cure for wrinkle skin works by freezing and blocking the nerve impulses around the injected skin. Apart from cosmetic treatment, it has several uses for your eyes. Doctors use this drug to cure some EYE conditions like dry eyes, eyelid twitching, lazy eyes…etc. this injection takes about 10 minutes. This injection is not painful, the pain is minimal as an injection can hurt. You may feel a little discomfort after it gets injected.

The United States Food and drug administration (FDA) has not approved the use of Botox under cosmetic treatment. However, it is not a permanent solution for your wrinkles. According to the American Board of cosmetic surgery, the average price of Botox injection ranges from $200 to $1400. Many people fear that their face will become dramatically wrinkled when they stop using Botox. It is not completely true; you will still enjoy looking years younger relative to your age depending on how long you kept a Botox unit.

How Does Botox Work? 

Botox is an anti-aging injection applied by injecting directly to your skin to relax and smoothen your face muscles. It is mainly a composition of three Chemicals: sodium chloride, Botulinum toxin type A and human albumin. The Botulinum toxin type A has a major role in this chemical medicine. Doctors inject Botox to your skin muscles. It blocks signals from the nerve to the muscles hence the injected muscles can no longer contract. Botox can only reduce wrinkles in the contracted part of the face. The doctor inject this on the frown lines between the eyebrows, on crow’s feet at the side of the eyes and line in the forehead region.

This causes your wrinkles to relax and soften. It is normally injected in your forehead muscles. It is not a permanent solution for your muscles. It works for 3 to 6 months to hide your muscles then the person may need another injection for further results.


 Most doctors found that Botox is safe for use, but it has some Side Effects, hence it is not approved in some countries, iit is an anti-aging drug and it is found to be very effective in cosmetic treatments. It helps to reduce your wrinkles, soften your skins, make your eyes look plumper and fuller. People so signs of Side Effects after receiving or injecting significant units of Botox injection. Botox injections are primarily used to reduce facial wrinkles also these are used to treat some eye conditions like lazy eyes, dry eyes…etc. it not only has cosmetic effectiveness but also has eye medication effectiveness. 

Side Effects

Botox has much usefulness; however, it has some side effects. Hence it is not approved by many countries. The side effects, you may have to deal with while using this product are:

  • Headache or migration
  • Fever or flu symptoms like dizziness and faintness…etc.      
  • Eye dryness.
  • Excessive tearing.
  • Pain, swelling, redness, bruise or bleeding at the injected sites.
  • Droopy eyelids.
  • Muscle spasm for twitching. 
  • Numbness in eye muscles
  • It may show some allergy symptoms like itching, rash, asthma…etc.
  • Difficulty in closing eyes. 

Using Botox to cure the wrinkles under your eyes is not approved by some doctors. There are some alternative ways to hide your wrinkles or look young. If you want to go through this treatment then you have to take some advice before doing it. Make sure your doctor is highly experienced and an expert at Botox injection treatment. If you have some allergy or health problems then mention it to your doctor before going through this treatment. Follow your doctor’s instructions very carefully. After this treatment, if you have some side effects then mention your doctor about it. Try to get enough sleep at night. Yes, natural treatments to botox are the best alternatives, still, if you are going through this Botox treatment then take proper advice from your doctors.

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