Change of refractive state and eye size in children of birth weight less than 1701 g.

@article{OConnor2006ChangeOR,
  title={Change of refractive state and eye size in children of birth weight less than 1701 g.},
  author={Anna R. O'Connor and Terence J Stephenson and Ann W Johnson and Michael J Tobin and S Ratib and A. R. Fielder},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={456-60}
}
AIMS To determine the refractive status and ocular dimensions of a cohort of children at age 10-12 years with birth weight below 1701 g, and also the relation between the neonatal ophthalmic findings and subsequent refractive state. METHODS 293 low birthweight children who had been examined in the neonatal period were assessed at 10-12 years of age. The examination consisted of autorefraction, keratometry, and A-scan. Results of right eyes were compared with published normative data… CONTINUE READING