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Question:
What causes constant blinking?   

Answer:
Certain uncommon medical conditions such as blepharospasm or certain forms of facial tics may cause frequent blinking. These may be genetic diseases or brought on secondarily by other disorders. Certain psychiatric disorders or simple anxiety may be associated with frequent blinking. An ophthalmologist should be able to help you determine the reasons for blinking and offer various forms of treatment. 

Answered by: Ivan Schwab, MD Dr. Ivan Schwab

Categories: Eye Conditions

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Answered: Sep 10, 2012

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