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When i close my eyes i feel my eyelids or something twitching constantly is this nystagmatus? Im worried. Also if i stare at something i feel them twitch too but can't tell if its the eyelid or eyebal

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Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Lid twitch

You eyelid twitch is called myokymia.
It is rarely serious. Stress, caffeine, and fatigue can make it worse. It is usually nothing to worry about.

In brief: Lid twitch

You eyelid twitch is called myokymia.
It is rarely serious. Stress, caffeine, and fatigue can make it worse. It is usually nothing to worry about.
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