• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index


  • By: Komal B. Desai & Sweta Tarigopula
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Blepharospasm, characterized by recurrent spasm of the orbicularis oculi muscle, is a disease where patients demonstrate uncontrolled blinking, twitching, or closure of the eyelids. Symptoms are most commonly bilaterally found, and usually manifest in the fifth to seventh decades. ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles