ISSN: 2459 - 1777 | E-ISSN 2587-0394
Beyoglu Eye Journal A Current Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment in Retinopathy of Prematurity [Beyoglu Eye J]
Beyoglu Eye J. 2017; 2(2): 43-48 | DOI: 10.14744/bej.87597

A Current Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment in Retinopathy of Prematurity

Irfan Perente1, Tulin Aras Ogreden2
1University of Health Sciences Beyoglu Eye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2Suleymaniye Women Health Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is the interruption of the physiological development of retinal vascularization due to preterm delivery and is a proliferative vitreoretinopathy characterized by an evolving pathological process. Many innovations have emerged in the naming, screening, follow-up, and treatment of the disease in the 70 years since then first defined by Terry. This review is an examination of this difficult and dynamic area of modern-day ophthalmology practice in the light of current information.

Keywords: Plus disease, prematurity, threshold disease.

Irfan Perente, Tulin Aras Ogreden. A Current Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment in Retinopathy of Prematurity. Beyoglu Eye J. 2017; 2(2): 43-48

Corresponding Author: Tulin Aras Ogreden, Türkiye
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