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how can i stop blinking my eyes so much

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Blinky: Excessive blinking may be caused by dry eye, allergy, stress, or fatigue. Try artificial tears such as theratears for dryness and try zaditor (ketoti ... Read More
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Dr. Moonyoung Chung
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Try tears: Try tears 2-4x day, rest, rest eyes, decrease caffeine.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyes getting dry: A blast of air, be it from a fan or wind, causes your tears to evaporate quickly. To compensate, you blink more since blinking releases tears. The sol ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Habit: Blinking if of course normal and necessary. But a few children will blink excessively and repeatedly in a way that looks disturbing. In almost all c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Salamon
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes: 1. Dry eyes 2. Allergic eyes 3. Light sensitivity (photophobia) as seen in albinism, iris atrophy, other structural/developmental issues 4. Habit--kid ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Jarstad
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharospasm/Twitch: Blinking is the normal mechanism for keeping the ocular surface clear and vision sharp. The tear film is THE most critical layer responsible for clea ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Hirshfield
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye blinking: There is no physiological reason and this behavior has nothing to do with eyes. There may be psychosocial reasons for eye blinking in courtship that ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Salamon
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly stress: I answered a question recently re kids and blinking eyes. Same info holds true for adults. People get into habits (nail-biting, nose-picking, blin ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: Or dryness, allergy etc. Try some otc artificial tears/allergy drops and see an ophthalmologist if no better.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
You can't: Aint gonna happen. You have to somehow train yourself not to blink. You can't place a speculum in your eyes every day. Good luck!
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes: Excessive blinking has many possible causes. Dry eyes, stress, habitual causes are possible. If the blinking is severe enough to interfere with activi ... Read More
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