[Blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm treated with botulinum A toxin injection].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To study the efficacy of botulinum A toxin (BTA) injections for the treatment of blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm (HFS). METHODS Twelve patients with blepharospasm and thirty eight patients with HFS were treated with BTA local injections (2.5 U to 5 U for each injection). RESULTS Of the fifty patients, ten (86.7%) in blepharospasm and thirty… (More)

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