Dad notices his baby's cancer diagnosis after looking closely at a photo

New parents always love taking photos of their precious little kids, and for one man, this actually saved his baby's life.

Owen Scrivens was reminiscing on photos of his son, Jaxson, when he noticed something off in the boy's eyes in one particular shot.

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Owen noticed that Jaxson had a white reflection in one of his eyes, and a red one in the other.

To the untrained eye, there's nothing unusual about the snap -- simply something that a quick red-eye removal would fix.

Within a month of Owen's discovery, his 14-month-old child was undergoing chemotherapy to treat a tumor doctors found in his eye.

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The father, who is also a medical student from West Sussex, told Metro:

I looked through some old photos and you actually can see the point where it changes in late November.

There'd been nothing else wrong, although after we noticed the eye color he started to develop a bit of a squint.

He started a GoFundMe page to cover funds for the baby's treatment.

Though the tumor has become significantly stronger, Owen says it will never completely disappear. Jaxson will need constant monitoring to make sure it never grows enough to damage his vision.

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