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Dr. Zach Egger offers Botox® injections for treatment of chronic migraines as well as cosmetics.  

Those who suffer more than 15 headache days per month and failed other treatment options may be candidates for Botox® injections.  

What is Botox® for migraines?

Indication Botox is a prescription medicine that is injected to prevent headaches in adults with chronic migraine who have 15 or more days each month with headache lasting 4 or more hours each day in people 18 years or older. 


Does Botox® really help migraines?

Botox® treatments can help reduce symptoms of migraine headaches, including nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to lights, sounds, and smells. After you receive Botox® injections, it may take as long as 10 to 14 days for you to experience relief.

Is Botox® for migraines the same as cosmetic Botox®?

Botox® for migraines can have the same aesthetic effect that cosmetic Botox® has, which kills two birds with one stone for people who may desire that effect. 

What are the side effects of Botox® injections?

  • Droopy eyelids.
  • Dry or teary eyes.
  • Muscle weakness.
  • Swelling or bruising where you got the shot.
  • Vision problems.


How often can you get Botox® for migraines?

You'll get several shots of Botox around your head and neck once every 12 weeks to dull or prevent migraine headaches. You may need 30 to 40 shots in all, and you'll get an equal number on each side of your head.

If you suffer from severe headaches or migraines, or are just looking to remove fine lines and wrinkles, schedule a consultation with Dr. Egger today. They will discuss the benefits of Botox® and how it can help you. Call (308) 995-6111 or schedule an appointment online.