Friday Jan 20, 2012
CHOP Eye Doctors Search the World for New Methods to Prevent Blindness
The ophthalmology team at CHOP is working on news ways to prevent blindness in premature babies born around the world. They are teaching health care workers improved methods to screen newborns for a condition called Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP), as well as studying ways to get ROP scanning capabilities to the most remote areas of the world. CHOP’s team, and their work, are featured in a Health Economist article this week. Check it out!