1. ROP (retinopathy of prematurity) is a major cause of blindness in premature infants due to abnormal blood vessel growth stimulated by chemical factors like VEGF. Neonatologists screen and ophthalmologists stage ROP in the NICU. If ROP reaches a bad, threshold stage, then treatment is recommended to prevent scarring and reduce the risk of blindness. Treatment can include cryotherapy and intraocular injection. This video highlights laser treatment for threshold ROP.

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  2. ROP-Check is a cloud-based NICU software designed to assure that every infant receive their ROP eye exams in a timely manner. This covers recording medical history and ROP-risk factors, staging the severity of ROP, generating a simple, colored retinal drawing, adding text or operative report narrative, including appropriate ICD10 codes and procedure codes, and then generating text or printed documents for NICU, ophthalmologist and parent.

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  3. ROP-Check software to record a quick NICU infant exam with mild retinopathy of prematurity. ROPCheck.com

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  4. ROP-Check is a cloud-based NICU monitoring software. You computer uses the free Microsoft plugin Silverlight® to connect to the Cloud; Silverlight is not available for iPad. ROPCheck.com

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  5. ROP-Check is a cloud-based software that protects the vision of babies in NICU and upon transfer to other hospitals or outpatient care. This video demonstrates how to enter a new patient so ROP-Check can schedule the first exam in time to protect vision.

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Retinopathy of Prematurity

Robert W Arnold PRO

Premature infants are at risk for the blinding disease called retinopathy of prematurity or ROP.
ROPCheck.com explains ROP and offers a cloud-based software to schedule, monitor and record ROP exams assuring each baby gets sight-saving exams in a timely…

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