- significantly worse visual acuity with habitual correction in both the left and right eyes
- poorer stereopsis and convergence
- more problems with visual perception after habitual correction.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Visual Processing in Low Birth Weight and/or Extremely Preterm
Pediatrics published research on the visual processing of 228 adolescents with a history of extreme low birth weight (less than 1000g) and/or extremely preterm (less than 28 weeks gestation). Compared to a control group the extreme low birth weight and/or extreme preterm adolescents exhibited the following: