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Eye twitching, no redness or pain. Cause and cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:hello doctor
User:had a small query
User:my right is twitching often
User:is it because of dryness
Doctor:you mean your eye ?
Doctor:have you any redness, or pain in the eye ?
Doctor:is the other eye normal ?
User:yes doctor
Doctor:Are you having any blurred vision, ?
User:its fine
User:just the twitching
Doctor:Since, you dont have any issues related to the eye, it is probably a sensitive muscles controlling the eye movements
Doctor:this is mostly due to irritated nerve endings and sensitive muscles
Doctor:you need not worry about that
Doctor:this will be lasting a short time
User:ok because i was told its because of stress
User:or dried eyes and there will be some drops which
Doctor:Apply some heat fomentation on the side of the eye (above the eyes)
User:can be used to keep it wet
Doctor:may i know your occupation ?
User:am in XXXXXXX bank.... desk job
User:on laptop always
Doctor:If you work too much on the computers, then the eyes can get stressed, and can also get dried up
Doctor:you cna use REFRESH eye drops , 3 -4 TIMES a day or as needed
User:there wont be any side effects right
Doctor:In addition, you can get a SPECTACLES MADE OF Powerless antiglare glasses
User:is it an over the counter medicine
Doctor:this will reduce the stress on the eyes
Doctor:yes, its a over the counter medication, and its a very safe medication
User:ok doctor will try that
Doctor:try to meditate, and reduce stress
Doctor:have a good nutrition, and work out to help manage stress
Doctor:Hope u followed my suggestions
User:am excercising every day...but have not done much about the eyes
User:inspite of being in this job for long time now
Doctor:thats fine, there is nothing to worry about
Doctor:it will subside on its own, with the suggested measures
User:ok thanks doctor
Doctor:You are very welcome
Doctor:take care and bye for now
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