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Eye Health

Why Does My Eye Twitch?

An eye twitch, or myokymia, occurs when eyelid muscle contractions cause the eyelid to spasm uncontrollably for several seconds or minutes. Eye twitching is common and usually harmless. However, if you have ever experienced an eye twitch, or several of them, you know the feeling can be bothersome, especially if you don’t know what is causing the eye twitch. Here, LASIK eye surgeon Mark R. Mandel, MD discusses the causes and cures of an eye twitch.

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Eye Water Safety for Summer

With summer nearly here, it’s the perfect time to plan for enjoying the California sun. If these activities include swimming in the ocean or a pool, then you may want to consider how to protect your eyes from bacteria and other debris found in water. Here are some tips that will keep your eyes clear all season long.

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Spring Eye Care Tips – Stop Allergies Before They Start

Spring is already here, but it’s still not too late to stop the allergy symptoms that, for many of us, come with the season. The culprit? Pollen, that fine, powdery substance that travels through the air from plants, and with it a myriad of symptoms that include itchy, puffy, dry eyes. What can be done? Here are some tips from eye expert Dr. Mark Mandel on how to protect your eyes this season.

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