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Children born prematurely may have vision problems

Children born prematurely may have vision problems


A new study confirms that babies born prematurely have a higher risk of developing vision problems than those born at term. In these cases, the condition is called "retinopathy of prematurity".
The study by Swedish doctors, published in the Archives of Ophthalmology, suggests that these children need eye tests at the age of 2.5 to determine if up to 10 years they can do astigmatism and anisometropia, which can lead to partial loss of vision.
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