A screening strategy for the detection of sickle cell retinopathy in pediatric patients.


BACKGROUND Children with sickle cell hemoglobinopathy are referred routinely to detect retinopathy and thereby prevent vision-threatening complications. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and age of onset of clinically significant retinopathy in such patients, and to recommend a screening strategy for ophthalmologists. METHODS Two hundred sixty… (More)
DOI: 10.3129/i08-003