HELLO, about a week ago my 7 1/2 year old son started excessively blinking only his left eye.I thought something was in it but I couldn't find anything.I eventually took him to the eye Dr. about 3 days later,the Dr. did a thorough eye exam and told me there was nothing in it and he had 20/20 vision.He has not been blinking it so much the past couple of days.Sometimes he has quirky little ticks that he does, I'm hoping that this is all it is.Should I be concerned?
I would keep track of the tics. How often do they occur? Do both sides of the face move or only one? Do the eyelids blink excessively without cause? I would take your son back to an eyeMd if the symptoms persist.
Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
ClearView Eye and Laser Medical Center
San Diego, California
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