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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Several things: With these kinds of symptoms and their persistent nature, it's best if you see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, possibly ru ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gillespie
40 years experience in Ophthalmology
One or both at once : Monocular eye muscle twitch often due to eye muscle strain ie prolonged reading, improper correction etc. Binocular suggests neurological conditions a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Unknown: You are describing myokymia - an involuntary twitching of the skin around the eyelids. It's believed to be related to lack of sleep, stress, and caff ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Myokymia: You are describing myokymia - an involuntary twitching of the skin around the eyelids. It's believed to be related to lack of sleep, stress, and caff ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience in Neurology
Blepharospasm: Often people can find things that can calm it down. Old wives tales say pressing the fingertips of all fingers down on hard surface can calm it down. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Eye twitch: Reduce intake of alcohol/tobacco/caffeine, get enough rest/sleep, artificial tears if dry eye, Botox injections, klonopin/ativan/trihexyphenidyl, othe ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Irritability Nerve: The nerve sending signals to a particular muscle or part of that muscle is irritable for whatever reason. These "tics" are almost always benign, are ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Reduce caffeine.: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is an annoying but harmless disorder. Reducing caffeine helps.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
17 years experience in Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Because it can be related to fatigue and tiredness. However if you are having vision issues, lid is weak and droopy then i would get it checked out so ... Read More
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