Botox® for Migraines in Miami, FL
What is Botox® for Migraines?
Botox® injections for migraines in children has been the subject of several research studies. Chronic migraines are defined as debilitating and recurring headaches that may be accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light sources and sounds.
How Much Does Botox® for Migraines Cost?
WeMind Institute accepts most medical insurances for the cost of Botox® for migraines. Our patient coordinator reviews your coverage and explains any out-of-pocket costs that you may incur, such as co-payments, deductibles, and co-insurance.
How Does Botox® Help with Migraines?
Botox® contains an ingredient that deadens nerve fibers that transmit pain messages to the pain. The results of the treatment are showing that migraines may be prevented with a series of treatments.
What Happens During the Botox® Treatment for Migraines?
Botox® is injected into the nerve fibers with a small needle. The skin can be numbed to help with comfort during the treatment.
What Are the Botox® for Migraines Injection Sites?
Dr. Vasconcellos determines the best sites for the Botox® injections for headaches based on the type of headache and location of the pain.
What Are the Possible Botox® for Migraines Side Effects?
The most common side effect after Botox® therapy for headaches is soreness in the neck area.
How Long Do the Results of Botox® for Migraines Last?
The results of Botox® injections for migraines may last up to 12 weeks. Patients may have some milder headaches during that time. The effects of the treatment are best after two to three treatments.
Why Choose WeMind Institute for Pediatric Neurology Treatment?
WeMind Institute works with children from birth to approximately 22 years old. Dr. Vasconcellos is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in pediatric neurology and headache medicine for families in Miami, Doral, the greater Miami area, and the surrounding communities in Florida. We also specialize in pediatric headaches and migraines, testing for ADHD, and working with children who have autism. WeMind Institute is known for offering the QbTest to diagnose ADHD, and we link parents with supplemental community programs for children with neurological disorders, including scholarships and school programs.
Dr. Elza Vasconcellos is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in pediatric neurology and headache medicine for families in Miami, Doral, the greater Miami area, and the surrounding communities in Florida. Contact us today to learn more about our Botox® for migraines treatments and schedule an appointment.