Usually, the injections are administered every three months.
There are usually no side effects; however, there may be a slight drooping of the eyelid. If the toxin leaks into the eye, there may be a period of double vision or dry eye. These symptoms are only temporary.
Surgery is usually only used when vision is seriously impaired caused by severe eye closure. If other treatments prove to be unsuccessful, the neurologist may suggest removing some of the muscles responsible for closing the eye.
Wearing dark glasses can reduce environmental factors such as bright light that triggers the condition and make it less obvious to others. In addition, wrap-around glasses are most protective.
Voluntary maneuvers, such as pulling on or touching the eyelid, pinching the neck, talking, yawning, humming, or singing can be helpful.
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