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Hi, I'm a software engineer. Recently, I have eye lid twitching on daily basis. Does it means something?

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Hello lybrate-user. Software engineers and those who are constantly working on the computer suffer from a condition called computer vision syndrome. In that case, blink frequently, use anti glare screens, maintain a steady distance between the screen and your eyes and you can use lubricating eye drops like refresh tears/ tears naturale forte etc, take frequent breaks to relieve your eyes from the glare from the screen. Hope this helps.
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Yes. Can be dry eye or stress which can be managed easily by some simple lifestyle modifications and drops
Most of software professionals don't know how to work on computer for long time without giving trouble to eyes. While working on computer number of blinking drastically goes down from around 24 per minute to around 8 per minute leading to severe dryness causing burning, eyestrain, blurring of vision & headache. One should try to have normal blinking while working on computer, should look away from screen after every 10 minute , should take rest for 10 minute after every 2 hours& should wear antiglare glass. Software professionals should use lubricating eye drops 4-5 times daily (Systane ultra)&genteal gel once at bed time.
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