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These usually offer short-term relief.

Alternative treatments include:

Biofeedback
Acupuncture
Hypnosis
Chiropractic
Nutrition therapy
Tinted glasses
Scientific studies haven’t proved that these treatments work.

In some cases, your doctor may suggest surgery. In a procedure called a myectomy, they take out some of the muscles and nerves around your eyelid.

Surgery can also relieve the pressure of the artery on your facial nerve that causes a hemifacial spasm. The results are permanent. But as with any operation, there’s a chance of complications.

Eye Twitching Outlook
Your outlook depends on what kind of twitching you have and what’s causing it. Minor twitches are painless and harmless. They usually go away on their own. Blepharospasm is a lifelong condition, but you might notice that you can prevent symptom flare-ups by avoiding certain things like fatigue or caffeine.