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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my right eyelid is lazy and it moves up and down when i chew is there any home remedies that i can do to make it look like my left eye and to make it stop moving up and down
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   my name is XXX
User :   ??????
Doctor :   I am reading the query
User :   ah okay
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   19
Doctor :   Since how long you are observing this?
Doctor :   Are you able to see the flickering movement when you see yourself in the mirror
User :   since i was 16 but the doctors would not do any surgeries and no i dont but its smaller and it moves when i chew and i get made fun of alot
User :   my grandma said to put a patch over my left eye would that help
Doctor :   These appear to be something called Myoclonic movements of the eye
Doctor :   I do not think any home remedy would help
Doctor :   This is not worrisome problem that you have
Doctor :   though to be concerned about
User :   i know but embarrassing how do i fix it
Doctor :   There are certain injections that may help
Doctor :   You can meet an eye specialist or plastic surgeon who can give you some inputs
Doctor :   after examination
User :   my eye doctor told me that it was an lazy eyelid and they could not do anything until i got finished growing
User :   growing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I got it
Doctor :   Did you not ask him if there is something you can do about it in his purview
User :   yeah and he gave me some eye drops to help the twitching but its not twitching
Doctor :   Do you mean it is not helping?
User :   it did not help when i chew
User :   is there anything i can so to strength the eyelid
User :   at home
User :   like exercise with the eyelid
Doctor :   I do not think anything shall help you get rid of twitch
Doctor :   The muscle in the eye lid cannot be strengthened
User :   so what do i do
Doctor :   I think you can go to the same eye specialist after sometime and get the injections
Doctor :   to stop the flickering that is the only possible way I could think about
User :   okay
User :   thank you
Doctor :   But be rest assured that this is not problematic at all
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no but thank you
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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