The Quality of Vision in Premature Infants – First Results


Authors: D. Liláková;  D. Hejcmanová;  J. Marešová 1
Authors‘ workplace: Oční klinika FN, Hradec Králové, přednosta prof. MUDr. P. Rozsíval, CSc. ;  Dětská klinika FN, Hradec Králové přednosta doc. MUDr. E. Pařízková, CSc. 1
Published in: Čes. a slov. Oftal., 62, 2006, No. 5, p. 334-338

Overview

In last years, thanks to the development in neonatology, the numbers of saved premature children with high co-morbidity are rapidly growing. Contrary to great advances in contemporary neonatology, the saved premature children are not spared different health’s problems in the future life, including the vision. The main cause remains the retinopathy of prematurity and neurological diseases. In the study the authors present first results of their examinations of visual functions in premature children at the school age comparing with the group of healthy, mature children of the same age.

Key words:
premature infants, refractive errors, strabismus


Labels
Ophthalmology
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