Down's syndrome is one of the most common genetic conditions. It may be quite difficult to diagnose at birth but the typical features become obvious within a few days. The eye features you mention are a feature of this syndrome. The child may have other associated problems such as the bowel problem this infant has.Your friend must have genetic counselling and should be seen at the nearest teaching hospital with a paediatric department.Read up more about Down's syndrome on Google. Remember that not all the features described there will be present in one child.
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