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A 33-year-old male asked:

my left eyelid and eyebrow muscles have been twitching for 4 months. if i stop wearing contacts and wear my glasses instead could this cure the issue?

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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Likely: Most cases of twitching are due to surface irritation from dry eyes, allergies... Try stopping you contacts for sometime and see how it does. If it persists, see an ophthalmologist.
Dr. George Yang
Dr. George Yang commented
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
I agree with Dr A. Also, twitching can be due to stress or lack of sleep.
May 25, 2013

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