Benign Essential Blepharospasm:
Most of us experience the occasional twitching of one of our eyelids. However, Blepharospasm affects some patients resulting in continuous spasm of the eyelids. These spasms greatly impair vision and daily functioning. These patients can be helped with botulinum injections. For over 20 years, botulinum injections have been given to the eyelids to help with spasms. These injections are paid for by most insurances. The injections are crucial to patients affected by this disorder and enable patients them to have a normal life.