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XEOMIN® - Signs and Symptoms of Blepharospasm

Adults Living With Blepharospasm

Merz is committed to helping adult patients manage their blepharospasm

When you have blepharospasm, the simplest everyday task can become a challenge. Blepharospasm causes muscles around the eyes to contract uncontrollably. This can make it difficult to read a book, drive a car, or do anything requiring your vision. Because of this, adults with blepharospasm feel like they have lost some of their independence.

But it’s important to know that when it comes to treatment for blepharospasm, you have options. Talk to your doctor; together you can decide on the treatment that’s right for you.

Types of blepharospasm

Muscles involved in blepharospasm

Signs and symptoms

Adults with blepharospasm experience some or all of the following symptoms1:

Signs and symptoms adults with blepharospasm


  1. Tsui JKC. Blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm. In: Brin MF, Comella CL, Jankovic J, eds. Dystonia: Etiology, Clinical Features, and Treatment. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2004:151-157.