Eye / Ophthalmology

Long-term ophthalmic outcomes

This study shows that a cohort of children born in the 1980s, who had low birth weights, were at increased risk of visual impairments compared with children who are born at full term. Higher rates of visual impairments were associated with low birth weight and severe retinopathy of prematurity. Click here to read more.

O’Connor, A., Stephenson, T., Johnson, A., Tobin, M.J., Moseley, M.J., Ratib, S., Ng, Y., Fielder, A.R. (2002) Long-term Ophthalmic Outcomes of Low Birth Weight Children With and Without Retinopathy of Prematurity. Pediatrics, 109(1).