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Incidence of retinopathy of prematurity in Lothian, Scotland, from 1990 to 2004
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    Incidence and Treatment of Severe ROP

    We read with interest the retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) data from 1990 to 2004 from the Lothian district of Scotland (1). They state that there has been a significant reduction in those treated and trend towards reduced numbers with Severe ROP (≥ Stage 3) [1]. For infants <1000 g this may be true from the first to the second Epoch (90-94 Vs 95-99) for those treated, but in comparing the final 2 Epoch’s (95-99 and 0...

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