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Serious eye problems have been shown to be more prevalent in premature babies as they age. A Swedish study published the results in an opthamology publication this month. It can involve abnormal blood vessels in the eyes. There were greater risks in the younger preemies. There may be an increasing need for screening as more premature babies survive into adulthood.
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