Visual impairment in very low birthweight children.

  title={Visual impairment in very low birthweight children.},
  author={Andrew Powls and Nicola Botting and Richard W. I. Cooke and Gary Stephenson and Neil Marlow},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition},
  volume={76 2},
AIMS To compare the visual function of a cohort of very low birthweight (VLBW) children in early adolescence with that of their normal birthweight peers; to correlate visual impairment in this group with available perinatal data; and to examine the relation between the visual ability of VLBW children and their cognitive and motor skills. METHODS As part of a long term neurodevelopmental study, 137 VLBW children and 163 normal birthweight controls were visually assessed between the ages of 11… CONTINUE READING


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