Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm causes involuntary contractions of the muscles of the eyelids. The disorder can also lead to uncontrollable blinking and in some cases sufferers may be unable to open their eyes, reducing their ability to carry out everyday activities. Learn more about the condition, its diagnosis and the different treatment options available.

A rare

disease

Age 50 to 60

Onset of the disease

Women

are more likely to be affected than men

Sources :

http://dystonia.org.uk/index.php/about-dystonia/types-of-dystonia/eye-dystonia Last accessed 28/12/2017
https://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/benign-essential-blepharospasm/ Last accessed 18/07/2017

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at wwww.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard

Adverse events should also be reported to the Ipsen Medical Information Department on 01753627777 or medical.information.uk@ipsen.com

Date of preparation January 2018 / ALL-UK-000455