Article Text

other Versions

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}

Statistics from

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 …

View Full Text

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.