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A 47-year-old female asked:

Is involuntary eye movement always nystagmus? maybe once every few months when im on my phone too long my eyes will flutter so fast, it lasts like 1/10th of a second and normal again. its so fast. looks nothing like nystagmus videos ive seen?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Your description is perhaps consistent with orbital myokymia, and can be associated with fatigue and visual strain. Your ophthalmologist can evaluate this further.
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