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 could be the reason for restricted eye movements, vomiting sensation, tachycardia, and faint feeling during neck movements despite normal MRI results?

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 »

What is the reason for my baby's eyeball to be deeper in one eye than the other?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is one and a half months old. One of her eyeballs appears to be more inside than the other. What should we do? Should we consult a specialist or will it get alright as the baby grows?  Read Full »


Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Please provide me with more information so that I can guide you better. Does your baby have any vision problems? Did she reach all her milestones according to her age? How about her social smile, looking at her mother, an...  Read Full »

What causes double vision and an inability to move eyes outwards?

Query: Hi doctor, Last week, I started experiencing double vision. I went to the ER and was told that I need to see my eye doctor. The next day, I went to the eye doctor, and he did a field test. He told me a nerve was messed up in my eye due to diabetes. He said it could take a few months to heal and that...  Read Full »


Dr. Bandivadekar Pooja Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you cannot move your eye outwards, you seem to have sixth nerve palsy (Abducent nerve). We need to investigate its cause and then contemplate a cure. The most common cause for 6th nerve palsy are as follows: Increase in intracranial pressure. Some space occupying le...  Read Full »

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: 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 »

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