Retinopathy of prematurity: diagnosis and management [continuing education credit].

@article{Vander1994RetinopathyOP,
  title={Retinopathy of prematurity: diagnosis and management [continuing education credit].},
  author={James F. Vander},
  journal={Journal of ophthalmic nursing & technology},
  year={1994},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={207-12; quiz 238-9}
}
  • James F. Vander
  • Published 1994 in Journal of ophthalmic nursing & technology
1. Despite advancements in neonatal and ophthalmic care, over 500 infants per year are blinded by retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). 2. Cryotherapy and laser photocoagulation have greatly improved the prognosis for infants with ROP. 3. Despite timely intervention, some infants with ROP will develop retinal detachment.