Depending on the child's blood pressure levels and presence of other medical conditions such as diabetes, the doctor may recommend annual eye exams to detect the presence of vision changes and the development of retinopathy.
Retinopathy of prematurity is a condition in which the blood vessels in the baby's eyes do not develop normally, and can, in some cases, result in blindness.
Retinopathy of prematurity-A condition in which the blood vessels in a premature infant's eyes do not develop normally.
Eye problems including cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy also are more common in people with diabetes.
Hypertension can cause damage to blood vessels in the eyes, leading to retinopathy, or damage to the retina.
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is an abnormal growth of blood vessels in the eye.
Myopia is often observed in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).