Clin Ophthalmol 2020 4;14:689-691. Epub 2020 Mar 4.
HDR Research Center, Hoopes Vision, Draper, UT, USA.
Eyelid myokymia, commonly referred to as "eyelid twitching", is a common, benign condition that resolves in most individuals within hours to days; however, chronic cases can persist for several weeks to months, prompting the search for home remedies that may reduce the frequency or duration of symptoms. In this article, we discuss the proposed pathophysiologic mechanism and safety concerns surrounding tonic water as a treatment for eyelid myokymia. Read More