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Does eyebrow plucking cause eye twitching?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help. It is not associated with eyebrow plucking.

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What causes eye twitching?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Stress, fatigue etc: Commonest cause of eye twitching is stress, followed by fatigue, sleep deprivation, stimulant use (even simply coffee). Other conditions causing eye twitching (much less often) include certain movement disorders (e.g. Tourette's, blepharospasm), focal epilepsy.

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