Answer: Blindness and retinal detachment are possible complications of ROP. Therapy for this condition includes anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) injection and laser treatment.
The patient was brought to the operating room for laser ablation and intravitreal injection of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) in both eyes.
After the procedure, the patient remains under close surveillance. Below are images from post-operative week 4.
Limited exam due to vitreous hemorrhage. Early regression of vascular tortuosity and neovascularization with persistent ridge.
Retina was flat with resolution of vascular tortuosity and dilatation. The ridge has regressed with no obvious residual neovascularization. Laser scars are observed.
Above Images courtesy of Robin Ginsburg, MD
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