1. Testing tool to better detect premature baby eye disease

    Dr. Thomas Lee painstakingly scrapes away spiderweb-like tentacles deep inside a premature baby's eye, scar tissue that is pulling apart the infant's retina. "It's like you're peeling back the layers of an onion," is how Lee, of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, describes a mysterious disease's damage to the tot's eye. Now a few doctors around the country are testing a new tool that enables them, for the first time, to watch how this disease that blinds hundreds of preemies every year begins its sneak attack behind their tiny eyelids. It's technology that ...
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