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New technology to save visionFrom: The Sunday Mail (Qld)
IT'S the Queensland medical breakthrough that could save some of our most vulnerable infants from a life of darkness.
In an Australian first, neonatal nurses at Brisbane's Mater Mothers' Hospital are using hi-tech camera equipment to photograph the eyes of premature babies, to identify a debilitating condition which can lead to blindness.
When a baby is born early, the normal development of the retina is interrupted, which can result in Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).
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