How Early Delivery Can Effect Your Preemie’s Eyes

African American girl wearing glassesMany risks and complications can be associated with early delivery. Often initial discussions between parents and the NICU doctor focus on issues that preemies face early on including lung disease, infection, slow feeding and risk of bleeding in the brain. Another organ system that may not be fully developed when a preemie is born is the eye. Did you know that your preemie could be at risk to develop eye disease or vision problems?