Patient discussion about blepharospasm

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Q. eyelids

what causes your eye lids too twitch? my left eye lid has been twitching on and off for about a week what causes it and how can i get it to stop.
A1Not an answer, just another question - how long can this go on? My eyelid has been twitching, (likely lack of sleep) for almost a month now. Any treatment that I should seek?
A2i get eye twitching when i don't get enough sleep but it can be also:
Corneal irritation or injury
Prolonged staring or eye strain
Neurological disorders
Possibly Hereditary

well, as i said my way to stop it is just get enough sleep, not sure about the rest of the causes, probably has couple of different treatments...
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