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What causes muscle spasms on one side of your face? Only one side around eye, mouth and cheek.

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Hemifacial spasm

Hemifacial spasm is contraction of one side of the face.
It can be due to irritation of the facial nerve due to a blood vessel but can also be due to other central nerve system disorders. It is treated with Botox injections or sometimes surgery.

In brief: Hemifacial spasm

Hemifacial spasm is contraction of one side of the face.
It can be due to irritation of the facial nerve due to a blood vessel but can also be due to other central nerve system disorders. It is treated with Botox injections or sometimes surgery.
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