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Chapter 4. ROP prevention, screening and treatment programmes

India is home to largest number of preterm births and neonates at risk of developing retinopathy of prematurity. Being a large heterogenous country, different approaches including training of local ophthalmologists, tele-screening by ophthalmic technicians carrying wide-angle retinal cameras and use of low-cost retinal cameras by neonatal unit healthcare providers are being tested to expand the coverage of screening.

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