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'Rush' type retinopathy of prematurity: report of three cases.
  1. I Nissenkorn,
  2. I Kremer,
  3. E Gilad,
  4. S Cohen and
  5. I Ben-Sira
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel.


    Three premature infants observed to develop severe stage III retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) at 3 to 5 weeks of age received immediate treatment by cryoablation and photocoagulation, with good results. The critical importance of the ophthalmic examination of premature babies from the age of 2 weeks, so as not to overlook such cases of 'rush' type ROP is stressed and the difficulty involved in treating such small neonates is discussed.

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