blepharospasm

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Related to Benign essential blepharospasm: Hemifacial spasm, Meige syndrome
  • noun

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spasm of the eyelid muscle resulting in closure of the eye

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The blockbuster drugs Botox and Viagra were originally developed to treat benign essential blepharospasm and pulmonary hypertension, two rare disorders.
Blepharospasm, also referred to as benign essential blepharospasm, is a rare condition that possibly goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.
The first poster presented at the AAO meeting, titled "Dosing Profile of XEOMIN (incobotulinumtoxinA) During Long-Term, Open-Label Treatment of Benign Essential Blepharospasm," evaluated the repeat-dosing profile of XEOMIN for up to 48 weeks, including the inter-injection interval, during an open-label extension (OLEX) of the Phase III randomized, double-blind trial that evaluated XEOMIN versus placebo.
July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, commends the Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation (BEBRF) for 30 years of dedication to increasing awareness of blepharospasm, a neurological disorder that causes abnormal, involuntary spasms of the muscles around the eye, and raising funds for research.
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