Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a potentially blinding disease caused by abnormal development of retinal blood vessels in premature infants (< than 32 weeks / < than 1.5 kg). Retina is the inner layer of the eye that receives light and turns it into visual messages that are sent to the brain.
Treatment of ROP:
Injection (Avastin/ Lucentis)
The treatment in ROP Clinic is provided jointly by NICU team and Retina Surgeon of Asgar Ali Hospital.