Publisher: American Academy of Ophthalmology

Children With Sickle Cell Disease Appear to Suffer Eye Complications at Same Rate as Adults

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To learn more about how this condition manifests in children, researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center conducted a large, retrospective review at their institution. What they found surprised them. One in three children had retinopathy, of which 9 percent required treatment, suggesting children need to be screened for vision problems as often… Read More