Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a condition in which the blood vessels in the developing retina of a premature infant do not develop properly. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye, crucial for vision. In ROP, abnormal blood vessels can grow and cause damage, potentially leading to vision problems.
The exact cause of ROP is not fully understood, but it primarily affects premature infants. Several factors contribute to the development of ROP, including:
Retina Surgeon (CEO)
“Every premature baby who was given oxygen support and has low birth weight, must undergoes a through ROP evaluation with a ROP trained retina specialist. Early detection can save the child from a lifetime of blindness.”
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is categorized into several stages to assess the severity and progression of the condition. These stages help guide treatment decisions and determine the medical attention needed. Here are the five stages of ROP:
The treatment of ROP depends on the severity of the condition:
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