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Controversy over Screening for the Retinopathy of Prematurity

Preterm babies eye examination

Kathleen M. Stoessel, MD, Director Medical Retina Sub-Section, Yale Eye Center, discusses the impetus to screen for the retinopathy of prematurity, a disorder of developing retinal blood vessels in the premature infant.

References and Resources
Harrell SN, Brandon DH. Retinopathy of prematurity: the disease process, classifications, screening, treatment, and outcomes. Neonatal Netw. 2007 Nov-Dec;26(6):371-8. Review.

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