Retinopathy of Prematurity

What is retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)?

If a premature baby weighs less than 1500 grams (3 lbs. 5 oz.), there is a danger that cheap ray bans the eyes will get damaged. If a baby weighs less than 1000 grams (2 1/5 lbs.) more Casa than 80% of them will develop retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). This condition develops as a result of prolonged exposure to 100% oxygen that was given in the past for breathing problems with premature babies.

In today’s high risk premature nurseries eye specialists and neonatologists are examining the eyes of premature babies all the time and watch very closely that oxygen is not given jordans for sale at too high a concentration.

What are the signs and symptoms cheap jordans online of ROP?

Depending on how much new vascular growth occurred, cheap Oakleys sunglasses vision can be impaired.

How is ROP diagnosed?

ROP is diagnosed by an eye specialist using Wholesale NFL Jerseys an eye examination.

How is ROP treated?

It has already been shown and it is being studied further how much early treatment of ROP benefits patients. Cryopexy is a treatment that is used to treat the excessive proliferation of blood vessels in an attempt to prevent retinal detachment and blindness later in life.

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