Blepharospasm is characterized by involuntary spasms of the muscles around the eye, resulting in uncontrolled blinking, narrowing, and even closing of the eyelid. It is a condition that can be difficult to understand and a challenge to live with.
In the early stages of Blepharospasm, you may feel irritation and discomfort of the eyelids, as well as increased blinking. Possible early symptoms may include:
Botox® is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to treat abnormal spasm of the eyelids (Blepharospasm) in people 12 years and older. To treat Blepharospasm, BOTOX® injections help block signals from the nerves that tell the muscles that control the affected areas to contract. This helps reduce eye muscle spasms.