Botox (Medical)

More than Just Cosmetic

Botox is used to treat medical disorders in addition to helping people regain a youthful look through cosmetic applications.

Chronic Migraines

A migraine is defined as a headache lasting 4 or more hours (untreated or unsuccessfully treated) with:

Two (2) or more of the following:

  1. unilateral location
  2. pulsating/throbbing pain
  3. moderate or severe pain intensity
  4. aggravation of or avoidance of activity such as walking or climbing stairs due to pain

AND one (1) or more of the following:

  1. nausea and/or vomiting
  2. sensitivity to light
  3. sensitivity to sound

Chronic migraines are defined as 15 headaches or more a month, lasting 4 or more hours, of which half are migraine headaches. Dr. Krista Kinard, our neuro-ophthalmologist, uses Medical Botox® to treat those affected by chronic migraines.  

Insurances vary, but as a general rule reimbursement for Botox is provided if you have failed two (2) or more different prescription oral medications.

PDF: BOTOX FOR CHRONIC MIGRAINES

Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm is a condition marked by eyelid spasms and uncontrollable blinking. If it becomes intrusive and begins impacting your quality of life, you may be interested in medical Botox® for blepharospasm. Download the brochure below and schedule an appointment with Dr. Krista Kinard.

PDF: BOTOX FOR BLEPHAROSPASM

Strabismus

Strabismus is a deviation in alignment of the eyes. BOTOX® has been found to treat adult strabismus. If you are interested in Botox for strabismus, review the Botox Medical website and schedule an appointment with Dr. Krista Kinard.

BOTOX FOR STRABISMUS

Appointments

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Krista Kinardin our at our South Hill/Downtown Spokane Clinic, 427 S. Bernard, call 509.456.0107.

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GO TO THE BOTOX® SITE

To schedule an appointment, call (509) 456-0107