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Retinopathy of prematurity
Other Names for this Disease
- Retrolental fibroplasia
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- The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library provides information on this condition. Click on the link to view the information.
- The National Eye Institute (NEI) was established by Congress in 1968 to protect and prolong the vision of the American people. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
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- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Retinopathy of prematurity. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
- eMedicine has two articles on this topic from the perspective of Pediatrics and Ophthalmology. You may need to register to view the information online, but registration is free. Click on the links above to view the articles from this medical reference Web site.
- The Social Security Administration has included this condition in their Compassionate Allowances Initiative. This initiative speeds up the processing of disability claims for applicants with certain medical conditions that cause severe disability. More information about Compassionate Allowances and applying for Social Security disability is available online.