A 38-year-old member asked:
why is my bottom eyelid twitching?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Myokymia: You are describing myokymia - an involuntary twitching of the skin around the eyelids. It's believed to be related to lack of sleep, stress, and caffeine use. Change these risk factors and it should abate.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
Dr. Michael Ham answered
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Myokymia: Random twitching of an eyelid, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. In the eyelids, it can last a few minutes to a few days. It can be caused by stress, dry eyes, lack of sleep.
Answered on Nov 13, 2015
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