Antonio Capone Jr., MD, leading authority in pediatric retinal disease, gives us a comprehensive view of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).
Dr. Capone is a Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Oakland University and Professor at the European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology, Lugano, Switzerland. He is President of the Pediatric Retinal Research Foundation, a charitable organization that supports research and shares information and resources to the families with children who have blinding retinal diseases.
By listening to this podcast, you will learn about:
• The epidemiology of ROP
• Nomenclature, classification criteria, based on location and severity
• Image analysis for ROP
• The current approach to screening, and its limitations
• Disease management algorithms
• Treatment options
• Currently available educational platforms and training resources