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Child sight loss 'on the increase'

Increasing numbers of British children are being registered as blind or partially sighted.

The charity Blind Children UK says much of the rise is down to more very premature babies surviving, with one in 20 of these now likely to be born blind.

Helen Fawkes reports.

  • 27 May 2014
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