A 49-year-old female asked:
Left eyelid twitches and feels swollen underneath eye but isn't. sinus issues. eye dr said eyes are perfect. no sinus infection. should i be worried?
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Integrative Medicine 20 years experience
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Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Myokymia: Random twitching of an eyelid, which is benign, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Ocular myokymia, is quite common and self-limited, it can last a few minutes to a few days. It can be caused by stress, dry eyes, fatigue, caffeine, and lack of sleep. Reduce intake of alcohol/tobacco/caffeine, get rest, reduce stress, tx eyes.
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