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Restricted Eye Movement

Restricted eye movements are when the eyes cannot move normally around in the eye socket. This can result from nerve damage due to injury or trauma, tumor, bleeding, or limited blood flow to the nerves controlling the eye movements. Certain muscle and nerve disorders and palsy can also limit eye movements.

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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 »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: HI, Welcome to icliniq.com. Restricted eye movement suggests two things, one is Duane Retraction syndrome (DRS) and second is 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 cond...  Read Full »

I have few symptoms despite having normal MRI results. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 24 years old. I feel like I will faint whenever I walk or move my neck. My eyes do not focus on one object. I did an MRI scan, but the reports were normal. I am not able to move my eyes too much. I have a feeling that my eyes are tired to move. I have no pain but have a vomiting sensa...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and can understand your concern. Your description classically fits into a tension headache. Tension headaches usually present with heaviness in the head, a band-like sensation over the head, and disturbed sleep. I suggest you to see ...  Read Full »

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