What is cicatricial retinopathy of prematurity like?

Decreases vision. Cicatricial retinopathy causes scar tissue in the retina, which is the neural layer of the eye that is used for vision. Usually such retinal changes impinge on vision. A pediatric ophthalmologist (eye doctor) can help assess the extent of the damage and what visual effects to expect and whether any treatment can be helpful.

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is cicatricial retinopathy of prematurity?

Scarring. Scarring of the eye- retina as avreuslt of being born prematurely..Some children wll have impaired vision as a result and others will recover fully with time. Yo can enhance recovery with chinese medicine. I recommend you find someone in your area and talk with them. Read more...