Eye twitching, benign critical blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm are conditions frequently employed to refer to any of a few different ailments. Every sort of twitch or spasm has a different result in.

Eyelid twitching (myokymia) affects only the eyelid. This sort of twitch or spasm is extremely popular and comes about to most men and women at one particular time or another. It can include either the higher or lessen lid, but typically only one particular eye at a time. The eye twitching can vary from scarcely visible to bothersome. The twitching typically goes absent in just a shorter time but may perhaps recur more than a several hours, days or extended.

Benign critical blepharospasm begins out as greater blinking of equally eyes and may perhaps progress to the eyelids currently being squeezed shut. This sort of eye twitching is reasonably uncommon but can be incredibly severe, influencing all elements of daily life.

Hemifacial spasm entails twitches of muscles on one particular side of the facial area, together with the eyelid.