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Paracetamol, ibuprofen, and now botox for headaches?

Always at the forefront of medical advances, Doctor owned and led Dermaskin Clinics explain the use of botox for headaches or migraines

 
PRLog - Apr. 3, 2014 - GREATER MANCHESTER, U.K. -- “Sometimes 6 or 7 injections of botox (http://www.dermaskin.co.uk/treatments/anti-wrinkle-treatment/) are all that are needed to keep those migraines at bay” explains Dr Vik at Dermaskin Manchester (https://plus.google.com/+DermaskinClinicManchester). “It has only been licensed for use in the NHS in the last couple of years but has been approved by drug watchdogs since 2010”

Most patients would need to meet the criteria of having ‘chronic migraines’ and three types of tablets would have to be used before consideration of NHS funding. “As a GP I have treated several patients with tablets, and these have worked wonderfully, but would strongly consider ‘magnetic therapy’ or botox in treatment resistant migraines” explains Dr Vik,

Walk-in clientele makes up the large majority of patients treated with botox for migraines in Manchester but they also accept GP referrals. “Hopefully one day we will be able to accept NHS funding directly to cover the cost of the private patients” he adds

With prices (http://www.dermaskin.co.uk/price-list/) starting at £200, almost £150 less than the estimated cost on the NHS it is unsurprising that people are seeking private measures to use the toxin to treat their debilitating migraines.

About Dermaskin Clinics
Dermaskin Clinic medical staff consist of only fully qualified medical doctors and specialist dentists all of whom are regulated by the General Medical and Dental Councils. They have, between them, over 31 years of clinical experience as well as being fully authorised Cosmetic and Aesthetic trainers. All clients would need to undergo a full consultation with a doctor prior to considering any prescription treatments.

For more information, visit http://www.Dermaskin.co.uk

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