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Shaking Eyelid Only When Closed
Blepharospasm: Involuntary twitching of eyelid. Mostly a bening condition, but it could be annoying. Many times triggered by fatigue, stress, reading a lot/computers. Selft-limiting, goes away by itself. Sometime is socially embarrasing (like inspector clouseau in pink panther ), or painful. Botox is sometimes used to alliviate the pain or social stigma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a virus cause hives followed by syncope with shaking , swollen lips, eye lids, no allergens found hives lasted 5 days what could it be caused from?
Yes: it can but then you still need to make sure that they are not caused by something else especially when the problem is persistent. ...Read more
I was totally fine earlier today and then noticed in my peripheral vision shaking and "dancing". I couldn't get it to stop for 20 minutes. I closed ri?
My left eyelid does like a single flutter, then stays partly closed for a second or so. This happens quite frequently but only in the left lid.
My right eyelid seems to be slightly weaker than my left. It doesn't completely close either. To get it totally closed I have to force it. What is it?
Lagophthalmos: Incomplete closure of an eyelid is called lagophthalmos. Forceful closure is a function of the surrounding Orbicularis muscle. The most common cause is paralytic from a Bells Palsy. It can also occur after trauma or surgery (cicatricial lagophthalmos). The most important thing to remember is to keep the cornea moist with tears so one doesn't not develop exposure Keratopathy. ...Read more
No: Aqueous surrounds the iris from front and back. Elevation of the internal eye pressure which is not much from the eyelids, is equalized and will cause no harm. A blow to the eye can send a shock wave through the aqueous which can damage the iris muscle and cause some degree of permanent dilation. ...Read more
My eyes always look like I am tired. The top eyelids are always as if they're closed. What are some ways to make my eyes more open?
Ptosis: ...is a drooping or falling of the upper or lower eyelid. The drooping may be worse after being awake longer, when the individual's muscles are tired. Assure you are getting enough sleep first. If it happens all the time, see the Eye dr, as it may lead to other issues if your lids droop too low.Treatment depends on the type of ptosis and is usually performed by an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon ...Read more
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