Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a potentially blinding condition that is treated in the developed world with standardized screening and treatment protocols.1
We report previously undescribed, to our knowledge, retinal changes following laser treatment in 1 eye of a premature neonate with 17q12-deletion syndrome and multiple systemic abnormalities.
Ghauri A, Al-Feky M, Kapellou O, Patel HI, Adams GGW. Bruch Membrane Breaks Independent of Laser Spots Following Photocoagulation for Retinopathy of Prematurity. JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online February 09, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5854