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  • Blepharospasm means involuntary twitching, blinking or closure of the eyelids resulting from any cause.
  • Blepharospasm may be misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all, because it shares similar characteristics with a range of other problems.
  • Treatment includes paralysing the eyelid muscles with injections of the botulinum toxin type A, or surgery to remove the muscles. 

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Reviewed on: 31-07-2017