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12 Aug 2010

eye twitching for almost 2 weeks
My eye has been twitching so much lately on the left side in such a way that I am now concerned and I feel like my left eye is becoming retarded. This movement often happens once in about 3 hrs and it continues to twitch for about 30 minutes at a time. I am considering going to the optemetrist but I am not sure what do I say to him when I get there...people say it''ll go away over time but its almost 3 weeks now! Please help.
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CyberDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Lolla
Try taking a muscle relaxant like Norflex and putting a warm face cloth on it. Or try using antihistamine eye drops like Spersallerg. The most common causes are eye strain, stress, too much caffein or lack of sleep. If it does not improve, you may need to see your GP to check for other causes or to see if botox injection of the muscle is needed
Dr Bets
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