Blepharospasm | Overview

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What is blepharospasm?

Blepharospasm (say: bleff-ero-spasm) is uncontrolled blinking or twitching of the eyelid, caused by muscle spasms around the eye. Symptoms can range from mild and not disabling to quite severe in some cases.

 

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Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Created: 08/10

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