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How to stop my eyelid from twitching?

How to stop my eyelid from twitching?

Called myokymia: Twitching of the lid is common in the middle years. It is random and not precipitated by any known pathology. Mostly it is subtle and you can feel it but others cannot see it. Rubbing the twitching lid commonly stops it. Some think extra calcium and magnesium cut down the incidence. Be assured that it is benign and will not harm the eye or vision. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop my eyelid from twitching?

Artificial tears: Eyelid twitching is usually the result of drying of the eyes, allergy, or air polutants. Cool compresses will help. Artificial tears will help lubricate the eyes. If you think it's allergy there will be reddening of the eyes. For allergy try Optivar or Zaditor (ketotifen) drops from the drug store. ...Read more

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Can getting a blepharoplasty stop my eyelid from twitching?

Can getting a blepharoplasty stop my eyelid from twitching?

Eye twitching: Blepharoplasty is not the treatment for eyelid twitching and will not cure it. Botox is the best treatment. Before all this you need to get checked by an ophthalmologist to rule out any other eye or brain issues. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to stop my eyelid twitching?

I need some tips on how to stop my eyelid twitching?

Myokymia: Random twitching of an eyelid, 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. In the eyelids, it can last a few minutes to a few days. It can be caused by stress, dry eyes, caffeine, lack of sleep. Reduce intake of alcohol/tobacco/caffeine, get rest, reduce stress. ...Read more

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What makes eyelids twitch and how do you stop it?

See below: More restful sleep and avoidance of stimulants like caffeine can lessen the amount of this benign form or muscle spasm of eyelid muscle. ...Read more

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How can you stop eyelid twitching?

Blepharospasm: Often people can find things that can calm it down. Old wives tales say pressing the fingertips of all fingers down on hard surface can calm it down. In reality, there are a few medications used for this problem....Baclofen, antiepileptics, and Botox injections. Though if it is just the lower lid and occasional, unlikely pathological. ...Read more

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How can I stop my eyelid twitching?

How can I stop my eyelid twitching?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help. ...Read more

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Why is my eyelid twitching and what is a technique to stop it?

Myokymia: Benign and perhaps secondary to stress, fatigue, eyestrain, chemical imbalance, even some meds. Should be self limited, but if troublesome, see your eye doc. ...Read more