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Naples, FL
A 58-year-old female asked:

My left eye started twitching off and on three daysago. have tried tears have tried polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) eye ointment. bottom iinside lid bit red.stress?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Stress and fatigue are the main causing factors. There are no drops or ointment that can stop the twitching, while it is true that irritation of the lids and cornea can cause this, you have tried these with no results.
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