Retrolental fibroplasia; Retinopathy of prematurity
The retina is the part of the eye that transmits visual information to the brain. Retinopathy of prematurity is a disorder of retinal blood vessel development in the premature infant. The severe form is characterized by retinal vascular proliferation, scarring, retinal detachment, and Blindness.
by Sharon M. Smith, M.D.
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