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Long term follow up of premature infants: detection of strabismus, amblyopia, and refractive errors
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    Ophthalmological follow up of preterm infants at a district general hospital in the United Kingdom

    Dear Editor,

    On the recommendation of a number of authors, our department aims to follow up children born prematurely for at least two years [1-3]. Those children who are screened as infants for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) receive an appointment for review with our orthoptists at six months of age. The orthoptic department until two years of age then follows them up. At this point they receive an appointment...

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