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The incidence of retinal haemorrhages and their implications
  1. Aharon Wegner,
  2. Karl-Georg Schmidt
  1. FocusZone, Zürich, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aharon Wegner, FocusZone, Bahnhofplatz 2, Zürich 8001, Switzerland; awegner{at}yahoo.com

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We read with interest the paper by Li et al1 recently published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. The authors state that “it is an unsupported assumption that disorders of the neonatal fundus, particularly retinal haemorrhages (RH) due to birth trauma, are at best very rare….” It is well known that RHs occur frequently in newborns.

Watts et al reviewed recently the literature concerning RH and found 45 studies about …

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