Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a potentially blinding condition affecting the retina of prematurely born infants.
  • It occurs in babies born before 32 weeks or weighing less than 1,5kg
  • An ophthalmologist screens all babies at risk to identify and treat cases

Link: www.nei.nih.gov/health/rop/index.asp

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