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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) (Definition)

"Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. "Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. ...Read more


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What can I do to get my left eye to stop twitching?

What can I do to get my left eye to stop twitching?

Eyelid soaks/scrubs: One of the most common causes of eyelid twitches is inflammation in the oil glands of the eyelashes. Search "blepharitis". Hot compresses followed by scrubbing the edge of the eyelid with q-tip wet with hot water and a tiny dab of johnson's baby shampoo and control (but not cure) blepharitis. ...Read more

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I recently had a ball slammed into face and my eye wont stop twitching, what could be wrong?

I recently had a ball slammed into face and my eye wont stop twitching, what could be wrong?

Trauma: Trauma to the eye has the potential to cause long term problems. The twitching is likely benign and will subside but you should have a thorough eye exam to make sure there was no other damage done. ...Read more

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What can I do to get my eye to stop twitching?

What can I do to get my eye to stop twitching?

Eye twitch: In the lids there exists a muscle that is called mueller's muscle. It responds to your circulating adrenaline, whose production by the body happens in response to stress. Local conditions such as cysts, concretions (calcium deposit) may be a physical cause that may induce mueller;s muscle to twitch. ...Read more

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How can I make my eye stop twitching? Is there any treatment?

How can I make my eye stop twitching? Is there any treatment?

Artificial tears: Usually caused by stress or artificial tears. Try artificial tears one drop 4 times a day. Could also be belpharospasm or hemi-facial spasm, you need to see ophthalmologist to evaluate and possibly treat with botox. ...Read more

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How do I make my eye lids stop twitches?

How do I make my eye lids stop twitches?

Wait: Most eyelid twitching resolves on its own with time. Occasionally, when it lasts more than a few months, it is either blepharospasm or hemifacial spasm and needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I'm having continuous under eye twitching.It's been 5 days, it was sudden and it hasn't stopped.How can I treat or stop this?It's really bothering me.

I'm having continuous under eye twitching.It's been 5 days, it was sudden and it hasn't stopped.How can I treat or stop this?It's really bothering me.

Check out these: Links. Take care and god bless u! http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/eye-twitching.htm. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/eye-twitching/my00102. ...Read more

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Will eye twitching go away once I stop caffeine and drinking coffee?

Will eye twitching go away once I stop caffeine and drinking coffee?

Probably: If you're consuming a high quantity of caffeine, then probably yes. Other than caffeine withdrawal symptoms, decreasing your caffeine intake is not a bad idea. Other reasons for your eyes to twitch include fatigue and low calcium. Are you getting enough sleep? Are your calcium levels low? Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have been having left eye twitching. Ophthalmologist said everything is fine. I am trying to stop caffeine. Will it only go away once I am stop?

I have been having left eye twitching. Ophthalmologist said everything is fine. I am trying to stop caffeine. Will it only go away once I am stop?

Blepharospasm: Likely stress. Keep track of sleep. Limit alcohol and caffeine. Take a break from screens (computer, phone, tv). Should go away within days however I’ve personally had it intermittently for a few weeks. Mostly just annoying. ...Read more

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I am on my second day of my period and my left eye won't stop twitching. I thought I might be dehydrated so I drank water and it didnt help?

I am on my second day of my period and my left eye won't stop twitching. I thought I might be dehydrated so I drank water and it didnt help?

Lack of sleep: and use of sinus medications may be contributory. If the problem persists see your doctor. Best of health to you. Thank you for trusting HealthTap. ...Read more

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Why is my eye twitching?

Why is my eye twitching?

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. Occasionally, taking some calcium supplements seems to help shorten the episode. ...Read more

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What causes eye twitching?

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. ...Read more

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What causes eye twitching?

What causes eye twitching?

Myokymia(if no tic): Random twitching of an eyelid or another small facial muscle, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. It can last a few minutes to a few days. One should see a doctor if such symptoms persist, keep recurring, or are combined with any other symptoms. ...Read more

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I am experiencing eye. twitching.

I am experiencing eye. twitching.

Blepharospasm: This is a condition called blepharospasm, which is thought to be due to a misfiring of certain types of neurons/muscles which control eye blinking (creating the twitching). Since the cause can be multifactorial, understanding a history and doing a physical exam is important to best address therapeutic options. Please see your doctor for further evaluation if it becomes bothersome. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kermani
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Eyelid Twitching (Definition)

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


Dr. Holly Maes
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Vision Loss In One Eye (Definition)

The definition of "legal blindness" is 20/200 or worse with glasses or contact lenses or a field of vision of less than 10 degrees looking straight ahead. Many people claim to be "legally blind" without glasses but can actually see fine with contacts or glasses. They would not be visually impaired or legally blind by state and Federal vision disability guidelines. IF any ...Read more