Dr Bandana Kumari, Dr Satya Prakash Tiwary, Dr Randhir Kumar, Dr Subhash Prasad
Abstract: Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a vasoproliferative disorder which affects the developing peripheral retina of preterm infants. Recently with the invent of newer technologies to treat infertility, incidence of preterm babies has increased significantly. In smaller cities also such babies are surviving to develop ROP. Timely screening and treatment is mandatory to prevent blindness in such babies. At the same time creating awareness among parents and pediatrician is also important.
Keywords: Retinopathy of prematurity, lasers in ROP, Avastin in ROP