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October 2022, Volume 72, Issue 10

Student's Corner

Paradigm change that Pakistan needs in Retinopathy of Prematurity screening

Hamna Raheel  ( 2nd Year MBBS Student, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, )
Maham Raheel  ( 4th YearMBBS Student, Ziauddin University, Karachi, )
Sarim Raheel  ( 3rd Year MBBS Student, Agha Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. )

DOI: https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.6532

 

Madam, Retinopathy of prematurity  (ROP) is an avoidable and treatable vasoproliferative disorder of the retinal blood vessels found most commonly among preterm babies. In a study conducted by Azad et al., ROP is about to have a third epidemic.

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