Glaucoma as a cause of poor vision in severe retinopathy of prematurity

@article{Hartnett1993GlaucomaAA,
  title={Glaucoma as a cause of poor vision in severe retinopathy of prematurity},
  author={M E Hartnett and Mary M. Gilbert and Tatsuo Hirose and Thomas M. Richardson and Osamu Katsumi},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={1993},
  volume={231},
  pages={433-438}
}
Despite surgical reattachment of the retina in infants with severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), visual acuity may decline. We performed gonioscopy and applanation tonometry on 26 eyes of 17 infants with severe ROP who were randomly selected and followed prospectively for 2 years. Of these 26 eyes, one eye of one patient had only peripheral retinocryopexy for threshold stage III disease and had an attached retina before enrollment into the study. Sixteen infants subsequently underwent… CONTINUE READING

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