Chronic Migraine Treatment

"All you want is a clear head"

A migraine is a common health condition, affecting around 1 in every 5 women and around 1 in every 15 men, which usually begin in early adulthood. If you’ve ever experienced the agony of a severe migraine you’ll know just how debilitating it can be.
 
If you suffer with chronic migraines you understand how they prevent you from functioning 1-2 weeks every month, which has a deep impact on your life.
 
While some migraine sufferers find that medication can reduce the severity of attacks, the drugs often leave them feeling detached and fuzzy making it difficult for them to be productive and most importantly they do not prevent the attacks.

Botox® injection treatments

Botox® injection treatments are proven to effectively help manage chronic migraine conditions and are approved by NICE for use on the NHS, however few NHS authorities provide the service.  Current medical evidence suggest that Botox® injections relax muscles around the head and thereby reduce blood pressure within the brain, reduce the nerves’ ability to send pain signals during a migraine and prevent the nerves from sending signals that will lead to a migraine.

Four quick facts you should know:

  1. It can prevents migraines before they even start. On average 8 or 9 migraine days a month.
  2. It's given every 12 weeks. If you don’t get treated every 12 weeks, you may not get the full benefit.
  3. It's a tiny needle. People say that the injections feel like tiny pinpricks.
  4. It's injected by a highly trained medical specialist. 

Adults who suffer with a chronic migraine condition more than 15 days each month with headaches lasting more than 4 hours.

It will take an initial 2 treatments spaced 12 weeks apart to determine how well your treatment plan is working. You should start to benefit from the treatment within 4 weeks.

To maintain results you will need to continue treatments every 12 weeks, which is just 4 a year.

BOTOX® injections are performed in proven sites in your head and neck proven to reduce migraines.

Each treatment involves 31 tiny injections in 7 key areas of the head and neck. The injections feel like tiny pin pricks and take just 15-30 minutes.

Each treatment costs £399, which works out at about £4.75 per day to reduce the frequency and severity of your migraines.

Consultation cost from £25.

Practitioners

Dr Victoria Dobbie BDS

Dr Victoria Dobbie BDS

Victoria has over 16 years’ experience in aesthetic medicine and has performed over 25,000 treatments. Victoria speaks at conferences and has been involved in pharmaceutical steering groups for dermal filler product development. Currently Victoria is the official trainer for Ellanse and Silhouette Soft® in Scotland.

Victoria specialise in providing full facial rejuvenation through advanced combination treatments involving Ultherapy®, TIXEL®, Thread Face Lifts, TCA peels and aesthetic injections.

Victoria provides advanced injection treatments for chronic migraines, bruxism, TMJ and hyperhidrosis.

Victoria is also passionate in helping women through menopause with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Dr Victoria Dobbie BDS
Dental Surgeon & Facial Aesthetics
GDC 69584

GDC 69584
Clinical Director

How to do I check that the clinic is a safe and professional treatment provider?

The team and clinic is annually inspected by Healthcare Improvement Scotland who regulate independent hospitals, hospices and clinics in Scotland. The inspections examine our team, treatments and clinical environment, so that you have the invaluable assurance that you are in safe hands that use safe products in a safe environment.