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What causes minor eyelid twitches?

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Minor eyelid twitches can result from irritation on the surface of your eye (cornea) or on the membranes that line your eyelids (conjunctiva).

SOURCES:

Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC. 

University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center: "Eyelid Spasms (Eye Twitching or Eye Twitch)" and "Understanding Benign Essential Blepharospasm & Hemifacial Spasm."

National Eye Institute: "Facts About Blepharospasm." 

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation: "Blepharospasm."

Genetics Home Reference: "Benign Essential Blepharospasm."

American Academy of Opthalmology: "Blepharospasm."

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on March 30, 2020

SOURCES:

Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC. 

University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center: "Eyelid Spasms (Eye Twitching or Eye Twitch)" and "Understanding Benign Essential Blepharospasm & Hemifacial Spasm."

National Eye Institute: "Facts About Blepharospasm." 

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation: "Blepharospasm."

Genetics Home Reference: "Benign Essential Blepharospasm."

American Academy of Opthalmology: "Blepharospasm."

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on March 30, 2020

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