6 doctors weighed in:

What causes twitching eyes?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Irritation

The most common reason for twitching of the eyes, is local irritation such as dry eyes and allergies.

In brief: Irritation

The most common reason for twitching of the eyes, is local irritation such as dry eyes and allergies.
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Agree. A marked association of twitching and punctate epithelial erosions seen on corneal examination.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
Ophthalmology

In brief: Body stress

In addition stress, uncompensated refractive error, allergies, environmental problems, and a lack of sleep are and can be mitigating factors.

In brief: Body stress

In addition stress, uncompensated refractive error, allergies, environmental problems, and a lack of sleep are and can be mitigating factors.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
Dr. Alan Mindlin
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Many causes

Dry eye, blepharitis, stimulant meds (caffeine, amphetamine, cocaine), neurologic causes (primary blepharospasm), any cause ofocular surface irritation.

In brief: Many causes

Dry eye, blepharitis, stimulant meds (caffeine, amphetamine, cocaine), neurologic causes (primary blepharospasm), any cause ofocular surface irritation.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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