Visual Outcome of Very Preterm Neonates at 6.5 Years of Age



This chapter is about the visual outcome of very preterm neonates with ROP at 6.5 years of age. In addition, three clinical cases are reported to show the variety of outcome of this pathology.


Visual outcome ROP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OphthalmologyUniversity of Uppsala OphthalmologyUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologySamsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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