4 doctors weighed in:
What causes retinopathy of prematurity?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen exposure
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Oxygen exposure
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Premie birth
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Premie birth
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab and laser.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab and laser.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab injections and laser treatment.

In brief: Oxygen
The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy.
No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab injections and laser treatment.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology
In brief: Prematurity & weight
Retinopathy of prematurity is associated with babies that are born premature, usually less than 32 weeks gestational age (weeks the mom is pregnant) and babies born less than 1500 gram (3 less than pounds and 4.
9 ounces). Babies that have infections, anemia, heart problems and those of diabetic mothers are at slightly higher risk.

In brief: Prematurity & weight
Retinopathy of prematurity is associated with babies that are born premature, usually less than 32 weeks gestational age (weeks the mom is pregnant) and babies born less than 1500 gram (3 less than pounds and 4.
9 ounces). Babies that have infections, anemia, heart problems and those of diabetic mothers are at slightly higher risk.
Dr. Bruce Saran
Dr. Bruce Saran
Thank
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