A 16-year-old male asked:
left eye twitches randomly for past 3 hours. minor, only bottom lid. possibly from fatigue?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
Yes: If you rest and try not to use a computer for a day or so it should improve. I hope you feel better soon,
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help.
Neurology 36 years experience
Yes.: The smaller the muscle the more likely you will notice the effects of circulating catecholamines. MVP is also thought to be tied into elevated catecholamines.
A 25-year-old female asked:
What does it mean when my left eye twitches?
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Neurology 20 years experience
Blepharospasm: Stress can cause blepharospasm (eyelid twitch); less commonly, the twitch becomes chronic and may not stop with routine measures (sleep hygiene, stress reduction, caffeine restriction). The most effective treatment for problematic blepharospasm is local injection of botulinum toxin, something to discuss with your neurologist. Good luck!
A 26-year-old female asked:
My left eye twitches all the time what can be wrong?
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Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Usually dryness: Twitching of the lids (blepharospasm) most commonly occurs from dryness of the eye. Artificial tears can often eliminate the problem. If this doesn't help, or if there are any other focal neurologic signs or symptoms, other more serious causes must be considered with a complete neuro-ophthalmic exam. Sometimes no cause is found-a condition known as benign essential blepharospasm. Botox can help
Last updated Aug 4, 2014
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