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Child Has Eyebrow Raising Blinking Eye Twitch
My son is 7 years old has refractive amblyopia. His vision was 20/70 left eye and 20/20 right eye. Is he going to regain 20/20 vision on his left eye?
Eyelid twitching, with the medical term of myokymia, is a rapid, involuntary contraction of a portion of the eyelid muscles due to nervous instability in which a portion of the nerves causing eyelid muscle to contract fire with no external cause. The condition is usually mild, and only felt by the patient without being observable to others. On rare occasions, the twitch can be observed. It is common in the middle adult years and is very rarely due to anything that ...Read more
Eye blinking: Eye blinking is a nonspecific finding. Your son could be doing it out of habit or due to a behavioral issues. It could be secondary to eye irritation due to a myriad of causes. Check to see if he continues the eye blinking behavior when he thinks no one is watching... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing double vision (quality: with both eyes open) , eye movement problem (quality: jerking movements, slow eye movement) , arm weakne...
Left eye-lid twitching for 3 weeks. Eye doctor confirmed healthy eyes with power change. yet to buy glass. Twitching while rubbing and blinking fast?
Lid Myokymia: Twitching of the lid is usually associated with fatigue or dry eyes, but any irritation of the trigeminal nerve (CN 5) could cause a reflex contraction of the orbicularis oculi muscle (CN 7 - facial nerve) , resulting in a fasciculation of the lid. In most cases this is benign, and relieved with rest and artificial tears. See an ophthalmologist for an eye examination if persists with new glasses. ...Read more
Several causes: Eyelid twitching is very common, and often occurs from stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, and overuse of stimulants such as caffeine or decongestants. Local eye irritation can also add to this, such as dry eye, allergy, and blepharitis (eyelid infection, inflammation). Eyestrain and excessive reading can contribute. Try reducing the stress/stimulant factors, and get an eye exam for the other causes. ...Read more
Been to eye doc in July & oct. Both said eyes were fine. Now right eyelid twitches thoughout day. Is this eye problem? Eye lashes falling out in eye.
Puffy, swollen (swishy) eyes, between upper eye lid and eyebrow. I've recently been using over-the-counter eye drops to relieve irritated, watery eyes?
How can my mom permanently fix her eye lid that has fallin into her eye? Her lid is drooping into her eye, the lashes are sticking to her eye ball and causing severe irritation. Her vision is blurry, and she gets heachaches, nausa, fatigue and dizziness.
Poked in the eye quite hard, double vision when looking up, eyelid is drooped, vision is "improved" (was myopic, now dist. vision clearer), headache?
What to do if my sons eye are tingling & the eye ball movement are rapid & eye lid blinking when he was under stress?
See a ped. neurologi: Problem could be neurological or psychiatric.Get a more detailed answer ›
Which cranial nerve control drooping of the eyebrow & upper eye lid? When I blink my left side droops unless I physically hold it up.
Headache, drowsiness, pressure behind right eye, uncontrollable shaking in head/neck, uncontrollable twitching with eyes, body muscles contract?
See your doctor now: All of these symptoms are not normal. Not sure if your eye muscle twitching contracting is in unison with your body or not? Independently, twitching of the eyes can be benign if it's myokymia and caused by tiredness or exertion. However, it seems you need a physical exam in which your doctor can assess your eyes too, and give you a medical plan to follow. S/he may need to order labs too. ...Read more
My child has recently started blinking his eyes excessively, almost squeezing them shut. What is it from?
Blepharospasm: This is a fancy word meaning excessive blinking that can advance to complete closure of the eyes. There is an excellent description of the disease in wikikpedia and i advise you to look it up. ...Read more
Red eye lines , red spots on the corner of eye .. Play my phone a lot .. Eye degree 500+ . Wearing specs .. No eye drops nothing else help please !
Depends how long?: If you've just noticed it now, and it's not hurting, and just red spot, make sure your doctor watches it. If it's spreading, painful, and you keep touching it, or related to possible dust orbacteria from phone use, or a recent viral cold, and no discharge, try using lubricating saline drops (without perservative).Then, have your eye doctor examine you fully. It could be just irritated capillaries. ...Read more
Had corneal abrasion 18mos ago. Eyesight fine, just have some extra fluid/goop making vision blurry at wake-up. 3-4 blinks, eye is fine. What is this?
What could it mean if one eye twitch's and the centre of the forehead, in between the eyebrow twitch's also?
Possible.: Twitches of the eyelids are a very common symptom. The most common cause is stress, often in association with sleep deprivation and other factors such as caffeine intake. Anger is essentially a different type of stress for the body. There are also some neurological conditions that can cause eyelid twitching. If your symptoms persist or worsen, discuss them with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably nothing: Twitching of the small muscles of the face is common, but rarely pathologic. This finding is most commonly associated with fatigue, overuse or other forms of stress. I would not be surprised if you are working long hours on something and not getting enough sleep. You can use B complex vitamins which some believe help with this symptom, but I suggest plenty of sleep and relaxation- be well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluttering/twitching in upper left abdomen. No pain, similar to an eye twitch. Should I be concerned?
Cramps and vibration: The feelings of twitching is usually caused by small muscle contractions and relaxations just as in the eye. Often too small to see. That is very similar to a cramp which is the same thing but it keeps recruiting other muscle cells to contract and not relax. Try stretching your arms over your head and take deep breaths to stretch it out. You probably had minor injury which will heal. ...Read more
Annoying eyes, what can I do about twitching muscles near my eye? I woke up this am with the muscles in my my eyelid twitching. It has been about 4 hours and they are still doing it. Other people don't see it, but it is annoying and distracting. I had
You : You most likely have myokymia. Very common and typically not serious, but annoying and distracting as you describe. Triggers that can bring it on include; caffeine, lack of sleep and stress. In other words, life! in all seriousness, it is usually nothing to worry about. Usually comes and goes on its own. If you develop other symptoms or the twitching becomes significantly more frequent or constant, please visit your doctor for a check up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
One week ago i developed an upper eyelid twitching (left eye only). I have no other symptoms. It comes and goes. Can it be sth serious, like MS? Help
Right eyelid twitching started last Aug. and persisted for more than a month. Later on dry-eye symptoms such as foreign body sensation, grittiness and ocular pain both eyes. The grittiness got worse when I woke up at night, why? It is so irritating.
Common problem: Eyelid twitching (myokymia) is a common and largely unexplained problem. It usually goes away on its own but sometimes this takes 3-4 weeks. Dry eyes are common in middle aged women and sometimes are aggravated by incomplete lid closure at night. Try a bedtime dose of a gel eye drop like Systane Gel. This should help to keep eyes lubricated until AM. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sev.Vision changes, noticeable signs are black spots under eyes, tired eyes, have to strain to close one eye, if not strain results in eyelid twitching
Could twitching (almost like an eye twitch) under right rib cage be a sign of pregnancy? she has irregular periods and would be about 19 weeks.
Eye twitching for a week now headache starting had Mri,mra,ct scan on head last year showed nothing nothin suffer headaches a lot but eye twitch bad?
A Twitch in Time: Blepharospasm is the term used for eye-twitching that can be a manifestation of an underlying peripheral nerve condition or central nervous system process. Acute trauma around the eye can also result in delayed spasm during nerve healing. In many cases anxiety can also cause this secondary to both acute and chronic stress. If stable, consider it only a nuisance. If changing seek an exam. ...Read more
Any stimulant can: Anything that acts as a stimulant can cause eyelid twitching. This could include cocaine, but usually is caffeine, decongestants, and some medications along with stress and fatigue. Treatment is typically by reducing stress and fatigue and avoiding the stimulant that causes the twitching. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stress: Twitching of the eyelids is usually caused by some form of stress - emotional or physical. It is often difficult to pinpoint the exact cause. The twitching will ultimately stop, but can take weeks to do so. Rest, artificial tears and cool compresses may help speed recovery. If the twitching is severe and/or painful, see an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers