Risk factors in progression beyond stage 2 retinopathy of prematurity.

Of the 96 babies born at less than 30 weeks gestation at Westmead Hospital between January 1986 and December 1987, 91 were studied. Of these 37 developed some form of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), with eight babies having stage 3 or worse. We compared the clinical features of these eight babies to a control group of eight babies with stage 2 ROP, having… (More)