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What increases the risk of having retinopathy of prematurity?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Earlier age of 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: Earlier age of 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: Earlier birth age

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: Earlier birth age

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: Earlier 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: Earlier 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: Earlier 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: Earlier 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: Earlier 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: Earlier 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: Premature birth age

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: Premature birth age

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: Early 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: Early 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: Premature 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: Premature 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: 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 and laser.

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 and laser.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Premature birth age

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: Premature birth age

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
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