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Pediatric Retinopathy of Prematurity

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is common in premature babies. About half of infants with more severe cases may develop serious eye damage and blindness if left untreated. That's why it's important you trust your child's care to a team of pediatric ophthalmologists who specialize in ROP. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

What expertise does Children's National offer for retinopathy of prematurity?

What should I expect my child's newborn screening for retinopathy of prematurity?

What treatments are available for retinopathy of prematurity at Children's National?

Meet the Providers Who Treat Retinopathy of Prematurity

Departments that Treat Retinopathy of Prematurity

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Whether your infant has arrived prematurely or has a critical illness, the Children's National Hospital's top-ranked team assists in coordinating every service you and your baby need, including consultations, assessments, emergency treatments and continuing care.

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Our specialized pediatric ophthalmologists are experts at recognizing and treating complex eye conditions in infants and children.