Botox Migraine Treatment

Having chronic migraines can greatly affect your quality of life and it can be difficult to find effective treatment. One available treatment that can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines in adults is the use of Botox injections. The physicians at Fry Eye Associates are well trained to evaluate migraine headaches and, if indicated, provide Botox injection treatments that may be able to provide relief.

Botox Migraine Treatment FAQ

Botox is a drug that is FDA approve to be used for many medical indications including chronic migraine headache treatment in adults. Botox is a botulinum toxin, which is produced by bacteria. Very small, safe amounts of the medication is used in the treatment of migraine headaches.

When precisely injected into specific muscles of the head and heck, it blocks pain signals going from the nerves to these muscles and can reduce the frequency and severity of migraine headaches. Botox is FDA approved for use only in adults (over age 18) who have migraine headaches for 15 or more days each month that last four or more hours.

It can take several weeks and more than one treatment for Botox injections to provide migraine headache relief. It is important to remember that this is not a cure for migraine headaches. Chronic migraine headaches is a complex condition, our physicians are trained to evaluate and recommend treatment that may help to bring you relief and improve your quality of life.

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