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Is there a cure for children's blindness caused by ROP?

ROP remains a devastating disease for affected children and their families. For some children laser can reduce the chance of permanent visual loss. At present for children who are older we do not have methods of correcting the scarring that happens in many of the cases of serious ROP.

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