Blepharospasm/ Hemifacial Spasm in Tampa Bay
If you experience an involuntary closure of the eyelids or other uncontrolled movements, you may be experiencing blepharospasm or hemifacial spasms. Eyelid Surgeons of Tampa Bay offers treatment for these conditions, serving the residents of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, FL and the many others who travel to us for our expert services.
What is Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm?
Blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm are conditions that cause an involuntary twitching of muscles in the face. These conditions typically effect the eyes, most notably creating issues with the eyelids. In some cases, blepharospasm can even cause momentary closure of the eyelids, resulting in functional blindness.
While most instances of these conditions are relatively minor, severe cases can interfere with your quality of life and your ability to perform certain activities. Eyelid Surgeons of Tampa Bay is here to help patients diagnose these conditions and find relief through treatment.
Am I A Good Candidate for Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm Treatment?
If you think you have developed blepharospasm or a hemifacial spasm, you may want to consider meeting with Dr. Mohadjer for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm treatment. The best way to determine if you are a suitable candidate for these services is to schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Mohadjer. During your consultation, Dr. Mohadjer will assess your symptoms in order to diagnose your condition and recommend an appropriate treatment.
What is the Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm Treatment Like?
For most cases of blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm, surgery is not necessary or recommended. Many patients are improved with medical management, often requiring neurotoxin(like Botox or Xeomin) injections to temporarily stop the facial muscles from contracting. These injections are often covered by insurance.
What is the Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm Recovery Process Like?
Neurotoxin injections are done quickly and comfortably in the office. Patients are asked to refrain from exercise or lying flat for 2 hours afterwards. The injections are repeated every few months for maximum benefit.
What Kind of Results Can I Expect from Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm Treatment?
The goal of blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm treatment is to improved their symptoms and restore your quality of life. Most patients enjoy an immediate and often continued reduction of their symptoms following their treatment.
If you are located in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, FL and the world, contact us today to learn more about treatment for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasms. Eyelid Surgeons of Tampa Bay is proud to offer these services to help patients achieve long-lasting relief.