Does cryotherapy affect refractive error? Results from treated versus control eyes in the cryotherapy for retinopathy of prematurity trial.

@article{Quinn2001DoesCA,
  title={Does cryotherapy affect refractive error? Results from treated versus control eyes in the cryotherapy for retinopathy of prematurity trial.},
  author={Graham E. Quinn and Velma Dobson and Raymond Michael Siatkowski and Robert J. Hardy and Jane D. Kivlin and Earl A. Palmer and Dale L Phelps and Michael X. Repka and C. Gail Summers and Betty P Tung and Wing Kei Chan},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 2},
  pages={343-7}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of cryotherapy on refractive error status between ages 3 months and 10 years in children with birth weights of less than 1251 g in whom severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) developed in one or both eyes during the neonatal period. DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS Two hundred ninety-one children in whom severe ROP developed during the neonatal period. INTERVENTION Cryotherapy for ROP. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Cycloplegic Refraction METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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