Annoying eyes, what can I do about twitching muscles near my eye? I woke up this am with the muscles in my my eyelid twitching. It has been about 4 hours and they are still doing it. Other people don't see it, but it is annoying and distracting. I had
You . You most likely have myokymia. Very common and typically not serious, but annoying and distracting as you describe. Triggers that can bring it on include; caffeine, lack of sleep and stress. In other words, life! in all seriousness, it is usually nothing to worry about. Usually comes and goes on its own. If you develop other symptoms or the twitching becomes significantly more frequent or constant, please visit your doctor for a check up.
If . If this is occuring in one eye then it is myokymia, but if it occurs in both eye then it is blepharospasm. They are both a benign condition consisting of episodic contractions of muscles surrounding your eye. The treatment consists of rest and refraining from caffeine. Both mental and physical stress can be a trigger for these conditions.