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Sharron Green

Is eye twitching permanent?

It seems eye twitching loves me. It visit me now and then. But i hate it. Is twitching eyes permanent? How can i get rid of it?
02/27/2013
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  • hand_to_mouth

    Many people have trouble in twitching eyes, which is a twitching muscle in the eyelid. In the majority of cases, it is a benign condition and will disappear a few weeks later.But sometimes, twitching eyes lasts much longer, is often very uncomfortable,what's worse, it can cause your eyelids to close completely. For the serious condition, we should take some actions to get rid of it. Fistly, lubricate your eyes with eye drops to make you far away from dry eyes. And secondly, you should keep more sleep and drink less coffee. If you still suffer twitching eyes, you could try to use botulinum toxin for treating this condition. Few months later, twitching eyes will be removed. Don't worry about it, keep inner peace and a good life style, you will overcome this eye problem. Good luck.
    02/27/2013
  • aaron

    Eye twitching is a repetitive, uncontrollable blinking or spasm of the eyelid, usually the upper lid, which usually affects the eye muscles of both eyes. Eye twitching is not permanent. It usually goes away on its own. But it can be quite annoying. Fatigue, stress, caffeine are the causes of eye twitching. However, eye twitching is also a sign of many eye problems, such as dry eyes, pink eye, blepharitis, sensitive to light. Eye twitching can also be a side effect of certain medications. The one who suffers severe eye twitching may also get sensitivity to light, blurry vision, and facial spasms. At this time, doctor may be your relief friend who can help you with medical options. While you just need to stay at home and take a good rest if you have no any such severe symptoms. Because your eye twitching can be healed by itself.
    02/27/2013
  • Steve Zarren

    In February 1993, I began blinking excessively and uncontrollably. As it became worse, I went
    to a number of eye doctors. They all agreed that my vision was not impaired and thought the
    problem was dry eye and prescribed drops. They did not help. The others thought the cause
    was nerves, but it was not that either.

    My Blepharospasm Symptoms Intensify

    When I coached my sons' basketball games, I not only would miss half of the games caused by
    the blinking; I would wear a baseball cap and sunglasses to hide my eyes.

    When at a restaurant, my sons, sitting opposite me, would turn away to avoid looking at my
    eyes twitching. They joked about it, not realizing the discomfort and embarrassment I felt. My
    wife had to do the weekend driving since I could not. The eye twitching always seemed to
    intensify when I was in a moving vehicle. It did not matter if I was driving or someone else. My
    90 mile daily round trip to work became a nightmare. Thankfully, I was able to avoid having any
    accidents.

    Two Years and Not a Solution

    Two years later, I was quite concerned and upset. By this time my quality of life had become
    worse. Being a corporate controller, I felt my future and family%u2019s financial security were
    threatened.

    In June, 1995, I found a local doctor who diagnosed my symptoms as a rare neurological
    disorder called Blepharospasm. It is the result of %u201Cfaulty%u201D brain signals sent to the optic
    muscles, forcing them to contract, hence the twitching. With the cause being unknown, there
    was no hope of relief. (I would later find relief by accident). It is not life-threatening but
    could be debilitating. In the worst cases, the sufferer would be considered legally blind even
    though their vision may be 20-20.

    Injecting Botox Resulted in Some Relief

    A neurologist told me that the preferred treatment was injecting small doses of Botox
    (Botulinum toxin) into the eyelids. This would later become popular to get rid of wrinkles. My
    wife became very concerned when we learned from the neurologist that it was Botulinum that
    would be injected into my eyelids. I said, %u201CI came for relief so let's do it.%u201D I was never fond of
    injections, but relief was my first priority.

    The Botox took several days to be effective and did provide some relief. However, the affect on
    my smile was strange and it made my eyes look artificial. It cost about $400 and lasted only
    six weeks, although most people experienced relief for six months. After my second treatment, I
    began to question the future affect. I went for a second opinion and when I could not
    be assured of its safety, I decided to stop.

    A Healthy Solution Seemed Hopeful

    Several weeks later, I learned of a powerful, natural and organic whole food supplement. It's a
    one of a kind whole food that is loaded with nutrition. I decided to try it.

    When I would back out of my driveway to go to work, the spasms would begin. They would not
    stop until the car was parked. Six weeks after taking this natural health food, my wife made me
    realize that I had not had any spasms all week. I said, "Could it be that the Blepharospasm is
    caused from a nutritional deficiency?"

    The Quest to Prove That I Had Found an Alternative Solution That Really Worked

    I spent the next twelve years trying to convince the medical community that I had discovered
    something remarkable. No one would listen. During this time I did introduce the food to sixteen
    individuals with Blepharospasm and seven told me it helped them.

    Sometime later I was offered a double-blind study at the Wilmer Eye Opthomological Institute of
    the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. I was overwhelmed and
    flattered. Six years later the results of the study, where I was mentioned twice, was published.
    The article appeared in The Journal of Ophthalmology, July, 2004 Issue Volume 138; Issue
    1 pages 18 %u2013 32.

    It was stated to me that %u201CThe food is safe and I expect it to help many more people. I would
    recommend it for all who wish to try it for several months.%u201D

    The results noted that the food was safe, helped some, with no side effects.

    Helping Other Blepharospasm Sufferers Get Relief

    People are still suffering and happily I am still near symptom-free. Perhaps now is the time I
    will be heard.

    In the summer of 2005 I received an honor from the Dystonia Foundation being recognized
    with a 2005 Courage Award. It was received for inspiring people with my vitality. Dystonia is the
    name of movement disorders with Blepharospasm being one of six.

    I believe now is the time to resurrect what I thought was my calling %u2013 to give relief to sufferers.
    Since the Internet has become mainstream, it became clear the sufferers would be better
    served by reaching out to them instead of the medical community.

    There are two factors to accomplish better health. They are cleansing and nutrition. Cleansing
    is necessary to free the body of toxins and other harmful chemicals. Nutrition will nourish the
    body to strengthen it and provide improved functioning.

    I am very proud of the fact that during the last several years I have helped nearly 40
    sufferers and the list keeps growing weekly. I am also happy about the fact that I have
    now reached 23 countries and 48 states.
    For more information, visit http://.www.myblepharospasmsolution.com.
    03/02/2013
  • hill

    Sorry to hear that. Eye twitching is a repetitive and usually uncontrollable blinking of the eyelid. Usually eye twitching is not violated and people suffering from tiredness and stress and consuming caffeine can be lovers of eye twitching. Minor eye twitching is painless and harmless and it may goes away on its own without any treatment. But you should know that eye twitching can become chronic and permanent if it is left untreated for a long period of time. Causes of eye twitching are dry eye, pink eye, minor eyelid twitch, blepharospasm, fatigue, etc. Twitching eyes are usually not permanent if you get them treated in time. Botulinum toxin and Botox are the most commonly used medicine for twitching eyes. And if your twitching eyes get worse, medications like Clonazepam, Lorazepam and Trihexyphenidyl are recommended for your treatment. Acupuncture, hypnosis, biofeedback, chiropractic and nutrition therapy are all effective treatments for your twitching eyes too. You can have a try.
    03/03/2013
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