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May 25,2007
High-tech tool for ROP in premature babies
by Bob Kast

 

What is ROP?

Retinopathy of prematurity is a potentially blinding eye disorder that primarily affects premature infants. Thousands of children worldwide lose vision permanently because of diseases and injuries of the retina.

What is RETCAM II?

It is a mobile, self-contained system consisting of a fiber-optic camera, computer with special software and color monitor. It is used to screen for disorders of the retina in children. 

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