TITLE

Development of Multiple Subretinal Hemorrhages During Diode Laser Supplementation for Retinopathy of Prematurity

AUTHOR(S)
Mavrofrides, Elias C.; Berrocal, Audina M.; Murray, Timothy G.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A premature infant had subretinal hemorrhages in one eye after laser ablation for threshold retinopathy of prematurity. We postulate that subretinal hemorrhages occur from trauma to the microvasculature secondary to globe manipulation during scleral depression at the time of laser treatment.
ACCESSION #
20083278

 

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