Magnitude of the problem of retinopathy of prematurity. experience in a large maternity unit with a medium size level-3 nursery

Indian J Ophthalmol. 2001 Sep;49(3):187-8.


This report describes the extent and severity of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in a large maternity unit. The screening of 79 preterm babies showed that ophthalmic examinations should become an important part of neonatal care.

MeSH terms

  • Hospitals, Maternity / statistics & numerical data*
  • Humans
  • India / epidemiology
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Neonatal Screening
  • Nurseries, Hospital / statistics & numerical data*
  • Prospective Studies
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity / epidemiology*