Astigmatic keratotomy eye surgery is used to correct astigmatism. The procedure involves making one or two incisions at the steepest part of the cornea so that it relaxes and has a more rounded shape. Potential side effects include infection, a weakened cornea, and fluctuating vision. Read more: Astigmatic Keratotomy (AK) Eye Surgery Article
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When Should I Be Worried About Eye Twitching?
An eye/eyelid twitch (myokymia), is an involuntary, repeated spasm of the eyelid muscle. It can happen in the upper or lower lids. Eye twitching is usually painless and harmless. It often resolves without treatment. Though less common, eye twitching is sometimes the first sign of a chronic movement disorder.
How Can I Get My Eye To Stop Twitching?
A blepharospasm (eye twitch) is a harmless, involuntary spasm of the muscle of the eyelids, which may resolve on its own. If the twitching isn't caused by an underlying condition, getting more rest and avoiding alcohol and caffeine may help stop it.
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