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A 27-year-old male asked:

I've had a eye twitch in my left eye for over 5 weeks that i can't get rid of. should i see my doctor or is there something i can do?

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Dr. Dean Dornic
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Eye twitches: Eyelid twitches can be aggravated by excessive caffeine, stress and lack of sleep. If rest, reducing stress and moderating your caffeine intake do not resolve the problem, please see a doctor.
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Eye twiching: If you mean the eyelid blinking of fluttering, it my be myokymia due to stress or simply dryness of the eye. If the eyelid(s) contract fully, and is very noticeable it could be blepharospasm or hemi-facial spasm. See an ophthalmologist. Most likely stress related.

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Last updated Dec 26, 2013

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