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Q:

hi my baby was born premature and was treated for retinopathy of prematurity . laser was done to remove his problem of abnormal vessel growth..as per doctor it was mild case and after followup non problem was found.my baby's corrected age is.now 3 months , h3 is able to focus on objects and see. to be in the safer side please suggest at what frequent intervels I need to get my babys eye checkup don3. any similar cases of rop please share



Sonali Shivlani

Post surgery follow up examination should be as prescribed by the doctor. It is generally done till all the tissues have healed completely. Thereafter it is recommended that the follow up should be done on an annual basis. However do check with the doctor if they would like to follow a different protocol as improper follow up schedule can cause complications.

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