Question by  Nidhi (20)

What is Duane Syndrome?

My toddler niece has been diagnosed with Duane Syndrome.


Answer by  Ben80 (288)

Duane Syndrome is a rare condition that effects the movement of the eye. The syndrome makes it hard for the eye to move outward. It is a very old condition that has been around since the 1800's. Treatment is simpleand usually just requires the person to move their head a certain way.


Answer by  caramelle0385 (84)

Duane Syndrome is a congenital eye muscle disorder. There are 6 muscles responsible for eye movement that connect to the cranial nerves of the brain. Individuals with Duane Syndrome either cannot move the eye inward toward the nose or outward toward the ear.


Answer by  worker7654 (1033)

It is the inability to move the eyes from side to side. This is a problem of the eyes and the muscles that move the eyes from side to side. This is pretty rare but the person cannot move the eyes from side to side to see and needs to move its whole head


Answer by  MedStudent01 (1131)

Duane Syndrome is a congenital eye disorder characterized by inability or difficulty abducting or adducting the affected eye (moving it left or right). This is rare but somewhat incurable.


Answer by  sofia (32)

Syndrome Duane is a sickness that characterized from the weakness of the eye to go out.That is because miswiring of the eyes muscles.


Answer by  IsobelG (0)

There are three types of Duane Syndrome. Type one is were you cannot move the eye toward te ear, type two is towards the nose and ype three is you eyes are in a fixed position and cannot move either way.


Answer by  IsobelG (0)

My name is Isobel, I am 11 years old and I have duane syndrome.This is the inability to move one of the eyes left or right. In my case, it makes it very hard when you must turn your head round behind you as you must close the diagnosed eye.

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