Subtle differences in eye development in babies born early can cause vision problems, a study in the UK has found.
A team at the University of Reading discovered that focus development of babies born even four to nine weeks early matures at the same time after their due date as if they were born full term, medicalxpress.com reports.
The result is that these babies still have poorly controlled eyes at the time when 3D vision is developing. In babies born at full term, eye control is stable by this time.
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