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What is myokymia in people with multiple sclerosis (MS)?

Myokymia is an annoying twitching or fluttering of the eyelid muscles. It may come and go in many people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Vision itself is not actually affected. Myokymia can be seen in some people without MS as well. Stress, sleep deprivation, and caffeine may make it act up in some.

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