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March 2017

Bruch Membrane Breaks Independent of Laser Spots Following Photocoagulation for Retinopathy of Prematurity

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, England
  • 2Department of Ophthalmology, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt
  • 3Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Homerton University Hospital, London, England
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):286-287. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5854

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.

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