What causes eye twitches to develop?

Eyelid twitching. Eyelid twitching is often due to any cause of eye irritation, stimulant use, stress, lack of sleep, neurologic disease, and other issues. Try using frequent artificial tears, getting adequate sleep and minimize stress, and stop stimulant use. If this persists, see an eye doctor.

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What are causes of eye twitches?

Eyelid twitching. Eyelid twitching is often due to any cause of eye irritation, stimulant use, stress, lack of sleep, neurologic disease, and other issues. Try using frequent artificial tears, getting adequate sleep and minimize stress, and stop stimulant use. If this persists, see an eye doctor. Read more...

My right eye twitches a lot for a couple days at a time what causes that?

Caffeine? Eye twitching usually means the eyelid muscle is being irritated or stimulated. This is common when we drink too much caffeine or other energy drinks, surge of adrenaline (from vigorous exercise, ) or from stimulant-type medications (decongestants, diet pills, etc.). See your doctor if these symptoms continue. Read more...
Nerve irritation. Usually benign nerve irritation is the culprit. Rubbing it plus using a warm compress may be enough to make it go away. Also, be reassured and stay at peace and the nerve will do so as well. Read more...
Stress. You are describing myokymia - an involuntary twitching of the skin around the eyelids. It's believed to be related to lack of sleep, stress, and caffeine use. Change these risk factors and it should abate. Read more...

The outward corner of my left eye twitches starts twitching at random moments. It's really weird. What does it mean?

myokymia. Usually resolves on its own, but work on lubricating the eye well, reducing stress and increasing sleep, avoid excessive caffeine. If it persists more than 3 months, you will need a workup. Read more...