from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pathological disorder of the retina.
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- n. Non-inflammatory disease of the retina.
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- n. a disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision
Projects based at the Hospital include clinical investigations into the epidemiology of myopia and eye growth, eye trauma and retinal injury, pediatric glaucomas, epidemiology and imaging in retinopathy of prematurity, genetic investigations in myopia and anophthalmia, and congenital ptosis.
This, the doctor informs you, is known as retinopathy.
The consequences can be grave, with circulatory problems leading to amputations and diabetic retinopathy is now one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada.
Babies born before 30 weeks of gestation have immature eyes and are at high risk of developing a condition called retinopathy of prematurity that is caused by uncontrolled growth of blood vessels in the eye.
The change is based on research indicating the high levels may contribute to a condition called retinopathy of prematurity, a leading cause of blindness.
Oxygen-caused RLF — today called retinopathy of prematurity — seemed conquered, though it continues to strike preemies at a much-reduced rate.
Antimalarials can cause damage to the eyes, particularly to the retina, called retinopathy.
About 50,000 people worldwide are blind, including Wonder, because of this condition, known as "retinopathy of prematurity" ROP for its effects on the retina.
She and Rumaisa got treatment for an eye condition common in preemies called retinopathy, which in severe cases can cause blindness.
About 50,000 people worldwide are blind -- among them singer Stevie Wonder -- because of this condition, called "retinopathy of prematurity" for its effects on the retina.
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