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A 17-year-old male asked:

left eye is flickering most of the time near upper eye lid.

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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Tic or nerve: This is usually due to a nerve firing off involuntarily and make the lid "jump". Should go away in 4-7 days but if not, have an eye doctor take a look at it.

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Last updated Jan 19, 2014

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