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Posted by: Craig Lomax | 2010/06/03

Eyes constantly twitching

Hi Dr,

my mother is having a HUGE problem with her eyes as her eyelids seem to constantly twitch to the point where she cannot keep them open and her vision is now impaired, this has been on going now for over a year. she is 57 years old. she has been to multiple doctors with no solution, the best advise was to do botox injections, the first one worked for about 2 weeks, after that they stopped working alltogether. any advise or refferal would be appreciated.

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Our expert says:
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Hallo Craig
You could maybe try a muscle relaxant but I wonder if you should not see a neurologist - she may have myastenia gravis symptoms
See http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myasthenia_gravis/detail_myasthenia_gravis.htm
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/06/03

Hallo Craig
You could maybe try a muscle relaxant but I wonder if you should not see a neurologist - she may have myastenia gravis symptoms
See http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myasthenia_gravis/detail_myasthenia_gravis.htm
Dr Bets

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