Vision disorders in preterm-born children and the additional role of screen time
de Kroon, M.L.A.
Aims Preterm-born children are more susceptible to refractive errors like myopia and astigmatism. Lifestyle and digital media play a central part in lives of adolescents; prolonged indoor screen time has adverse visual consequences. Our aim was to measure the prevalence of spectacle wear among preterm-born toddlers and adolescents, and to assess if screen time plays an additional role. Methods We analyzed data from the Longitudinal Preterm Outcome Project (LOLLIPOP) cohort. At age 5, we collected (n=1514) parental information on spectacle wear, screen time (exposure to screens ≥½ hour a day at
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