Retinopathy of prematurity care: screening to vitrectomy.


Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) was originally described in 1942 by Terry and at that time, no treatment was available. Formerly known as retrolental fibroplasia, ROP is a major cause of blindness in children worldwide, despite current surgical treatment in the early and late stages of the disease. Major advances in ROP treatment with cryotherapy and laser… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/IIO.0b013e3182011033


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