Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm (eye) – Known as focal which affects only one part of the body

  • there may be eye spams, squinting of eyes or twitching, frequent blinking and have difficulties in keeping eyes open or eyelid closure and could be affected by bright lights
  • the condition may progress where symptoms become more frequent and facial spasms may develop
  • treatment such as botulinum toxin injected into the muscles of the eyelids can weaken those muscles and relieve symptoms
  • myectomy, a surgical procedure which removes some of the muscles and nerves of the eyelids might help stop eyelid closure

More info: Better Health Channel Blepharospasm and Blepharospasm Australia