News and notices. June 20, 2014

Update your knowledge: IAPB briefing on Retinopathy of Prematurity

Retinopthy of prematurity (ROP) is a target disease area for the global initiative VISION 2020: The Right to Sight.

VISION 2020 seeks to address the main causes of avoidable blindness, in order to have the greatest possible impact on vision loss worldwide.

This useful short brief on ROP from the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) discusses:

  • What is ROP and how is it classified
  • Who is at risk from ROP
  • What control strategies are there for ROP

Read the full briefing on Retinopathy of Prematurity