What causes eye lid twitching?

Eye lid twitch. This is benign, but annoying at times and will usually resolve itself. It is often associated with fatigue, anxiety or tension. A refraction should be performed to resolve an associated untreated refractive error.
Sinus. In addition sinus, bad teeth and eyestrain from uncorrected vision need for glassesas well as unknown allerigic exposure externally can be causitive factors.

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What's the cause of persistant twitching of the eye-lid?

Stress can cause. Persistent twitching of your eyelid can mean your nervous system is on high alert. I've seen this in some of my patients experiencing anxiety & stress. But, any irritation of the conjunctiva or cornea can cause the eyelids to twitch also. And if it never calms down at all, it can be a sign of certain neurological problems. See your own physician for a better review of your personal situation. Read more...

Hey, simple question. What causes occasional "vibration" feelings in the calf and eye lid twitching. Both happen at different random times.

Many possible causes. Your twitches may be related to any number of reasons including stress, stimulant overuse (for example, caffeine), overexercise, or nutritional deficiencies. See your physician if you are concerned. Here is some more information: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003296.htm. Read more...

Left lower eye lid started to twitch. Bothering me. What can I do. What caused this?

You will get better. The most common things that make the muscle in your eyelid twitch are fatigue, stress, and caffeine. Most people experience this type of eyelid twitch on occasion and find it very annoying. In most cases, you won't even notice when the twitch has stopped. Eyelid twitching usually disappears without treatment. Get more sleep. Drink less caffeine. Lubricate your eyes with eye drops. Read more...

Can staring at a computer for long periods of time cause a strain on your eye and produce a twitch in your eye lid?

Too much LED. Watching too much led light is not going to make you go blind. However, it can cause your eye muscles to get tired, just as if you exercised for hours and your leg muscles got tired. That is eye fatigue.That in turn can cause eye twitching, just as muscles in leg can twitch if irritated/overused. Take 5-10 minute breaks every hour when using these types of technology to prevent this. Read more...

What do you suggest if I use a computer all day at work, can staring at a screen for long periods of time cause a strain on your eye and produce a twitch in your eye lid?

Too much LED. Watching too much led light is not going to make you go blind. However, it can cause your eye muscles to get tired, just as if you exercised for hours and your leg muscles got tired. That is eye fatigue.That in turn can cause eye twitching, just as muscles in leg can twitch if irritated/overused. Take 5-10 minute breaks every hour when using these types of technology to prevent this. Read more...