Duane Retraction Syndrome, or DRS, is a congenital disorder that affects eye movements. The affected eye does not align with the normal eye and cannot look up and inward toward the nose. This syndrome occurs due to problems in the nerves that control eye movement.
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What causes restricted eye movement?
Query: Hi doctor, My son is 10 days old. His right eye has never turned towards right. It has looked left, straight, up and down but never right. His left eye has a full range of movement. I have read about squint strabismus. However, I do not read anything about a restricted eye movement. Should I be conc... Read Full »
Answer: HI, Welcome to icliniq.com. Restricted eye movement suggests two things: Duane Retraction syndrome (DRS). Congenital sixth nerve palsy. DRS is usually associated with decrease in palpebral aperture in left gaze and normal in attempted right gaze. So look for that. Both the above are conditions assoc... Read Full »