What are the symptoms of blepharospasm?
If you have blepharospasm, at first, you may notice increased and uncontrolled blinking when you are tired, anxious, physically or emotionally stressed, or when you are exposed to bright light or sunlight. Over time, the uncontrollable blinking becomes worse. It may feel like you have no control over your eyelids and that it takes a lot of effort to open them. Blepharospasm can be severe enough that it may force the eyelids closed for several hours at a time.
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