Retinopathy Of Prematurity

(Retrolental fibroplasia) The retinopathy of prematurity is a bilateral disease with abnormal vascularization of the retina in premature infants, v. a. those with low birth weight. It may therefore come to the restitutio ad integrum to a normal vision, but also to blindness. The diagnosis is made by ophthalmoscopy. The treatment of the heavy RPM with cryotherapy, laser photocoagulation or bevacizumab; other measures are required for the treatment of complications…

September 3, 2018