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What causes involuntary muscle contractions of the eyelid?

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Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Stress and dryness

You're referring to a 'blepharospasm', which is a flickering of the eyelid that usually resolves spontaneously after a few months.
It's almost always caused by stress (including not sleeping well) and dryness. Try using artificial tears 4 times a day. If it doesn't go away after a few months, get checked.

In brief: Stress and dryness

You're referring to a 'blepharospasm', which is a flickering of the eyelid that usually resolves spontaneously after a few months.
It's almost always caused by stress (including not sleeping well) and dryness. Try using artificial tears 4 times a day. If it doesn't go away after a few months, get checked.
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