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Facial fasiculations and drooping eyelid

Brain & Nervous System | Last Active: Dec 29, 2019 | Replies (34)

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@rwinney

Hello. I have chronic migraine, Small Fiber Neuropathy and have had cataract surgeries, corneal transplants and secondary cataracts. Before getting on Lyrica my facial nerve pains were very bad. Regarding my eyes, after my surgeries and procedures

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I had extreme photophobia which should have been corrected but wasn't. I lost my ability to drive in the dark due to contrast of lights from cars, stores. traffic lights. I would get what felt like lightening bolts in my eyes in addition to the facial and temple sharp pains and would also trigger migraines. One day last year an extreme attack happened in one eye and it kind of felt like if I were to have to have had a stroke. All my eye exams were fine but I now notice that eye lid feels heavier, droopy and can't open as wide. I have no answers and just think that's it's really tough to pinpoint given my circumstances. No-one has answers for me regarding my photophobia. I personally think SFN effects my eyes as well considering the cornea has a freat deal of nerve fibers. I'm wondering if you have nerve damage verses muscle but I'm no Doctor. and if I were you I'd get an appointment asap. Eyes are nothing to mess around with…no matter what. Please keep us posted and good luck.
Rachel