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Diagnostic Tests for Eye twitching

Diagnostic Test list for Eye twitching:

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Eye twitching includes:

  • Eye examination
    • Visual acuity (vision testing of the eye) may be affected with corneal ulceration depending on the site of the ulcer
    • Use local anesthetic drops instilled prior to examining a painful eye as it is a sensitive measure of a surface problem. If the pain is unrelieved a deeper problem must be suspected
    • Look for any foreign bodies, especially under the eyelids
    • Evert the eyelid to inspect under the upper eyelid
    • Use fluorescein staining of the cornea to detect any corneal ulceration or abrasion. Branch- like ulceration is diagnostic of herpes simplex infection of the eye
  • Physical examination
    • Examine for unilateral weakness of the facial muscles in hemifacial spasm

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Eye twitching causes:

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Eye twitching:

The following list of conditions have 'Eye twitching' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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