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Why do I squint my eyes?

Im a 24 male.  For some reason I constantly squint my eyes, especially when Im concentrating or stressed.  I squint my eyes about evey 4 seconds.  It gets so bad, that I get a headache from it. It really affects me in college when Im in class or doing homework. Also if I get nervous (example: if someones standing behind me or something).Not sure if its OCD or what, but is there anything that I can do?
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You should see an ophthalmologist to see if you have an eye disorder causing chronic eye irritation resulting in the squinting.  Now if everything looks great and you seem to just have some habit or tick or twitch then a neurologic workup would be in order to rule out things like blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, or other facial dystonia problems.  Treatments then can include medications and even botox injections for some patietns.  A neuro-ophthalmologist would be a good place for you to start.

MJK MD
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