Rop Screening in Hyderabad

ROP Screening

A problem that affects thousands of children every year is Retinopathy of prematurity. This eye disorder can occur in both the eyes of the child, which can further cause visual loss of lifelong visual impairment and blindness.

What is Retinopathy of Prematurity?

It is an eye disorder that occurs to premature babies who are born before 31 weeks of the pregnancy. The probability of developing this disease is more if the baby is too small at the time of birth. This disease affects the retina of the eye. The function of the retina is to sense the light and send the signal of the same to the brain. With the development of Retinopathy, there grow unwanted blood vessels on the retina of the baby’s eye, which can cause vision problems to the baby in the future.