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Dr. Mohammad Homsi
32 years experience in Neurology
Tics: Most commonly this represents motor tics especially when you are aware of them.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
A reflex: Blinking is an involuntary neural reflex that protects the ocular surface from drying and irritants, or obnoxious stimuli like bright light or loud no ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Dry eyes: A nervous tiwtch or a type of seizure activity.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Manning
17 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not Necessarily: Blink rates will vary from person to person with most people blinking once approximately every 4 seconds. When reading, blink rate will decrease. Vari ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Eye blinking: Eye blinking = rapid closure of eyelids.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Eye irritation: Your description is most consistent with eye irritation causing secondary blepharospasm. Try using frequent artificial tears, ointment at night, and ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Blepharospasm: Often transient phenomenon occurring randomly for a while then disappears may worsen with autonomic arousal. Occasionally can persist and even invol ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Abnormal blinking: I would be suspicious that you are imagining the asymmetric blinking. If the asymmetry actually is present, you need to see your eye doctor since it ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience in Ophthalmology
Headache: Causes of headache include stress (tension headache), sinusitis, allergies (sinus headache), bright lights (migraine), lack of caffeine (caffeine head ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: It is an irritation of your eyelid, so your body tries to wash it away by blinking and often tearing.
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