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Diode laser for retinopathy of prematurity--early outcome.
  1. M Goggin and
  2. M O'Keefe
  1. Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology, Children's Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.


    Diode laser treatment for retinopathy of prematurity was successful in 81% of 21 eyes with 'threshold' (zone 2, stage 3+) disease. This compares favourably with cryotherapy and argon laser photocoagulation. The retinal outcome and technique are discussed.

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