Bilateral Preseptal Cellulitis After Botox Injection: A Case Report


  • School of Traditional Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Department of Ophthalmology, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Shahid Beheshti Dental School, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science, Department of Ophthalmology, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of


Botox injection is increasingly performed for prevention and elimination of wrinkles. However, it is not without complications. Severe periorbital cellulitis, also known as preseptal cellulitis is among the uncommon complications of Botox injection. Herein, we report a case of preseptal cellulitis after Botox injection, which we believe is the first reported case in the literature.



Botox Injection, Case Report, Preseptal Cellulitis

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