Growth of the internal and external eye in term and preterm infants.

  title={Growth of the internal and external eye in term and preterm infants.},
  author={Sherwin J. Isenberg and Dorit Neumann and Philip Cheong and Yun L Ling and Lt Col James M. McCall and A J Ziffer},
  volume={102 5},
BACKGROUND Better knowledge of the growth patterns of the external and internal eyes of neonates would permit more accurate diagnosis of disorders that affect ocular size such as infantile glaucoma and microphthalmos. Such disorders preferentially may affect certain parts of the internal eye but not other parts. No previous study statistically has evaluated internal ocular growth in preterm newborns. METHODS A-scan ultrasonography was applied directly to the corneas of 101 healthy preterm and… CONTINUE READING


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