Involuntary and repetitive eyelid spasms or blepharospasms happen for many reasons, and almost everyone will experience them at some point. Most of the time, they are not problematic and easy to control. In rare cases, however, blepharospasms can be a sign of a brain or nerve disorder.


1. Excess Energy or Fatigue

Excess energy can be due to many things, ranging from a temporary increase in physical activity to drinking a cup of coffee. The eyelids are one of the most common places to feel these temporary increases. For unknown reasons, eye twitches occur both during bursts of activity and advanced fatigue. This action on the eyelids could be related to activation of the brain regions innervating the eyelids.



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