ROP stands for Retinopathy of Prematurity. When babies are born before 40 weeks, 38 weeks gestational time, the optic nerve doesn’t develop appropriately and there are procedures that are well-known that have a very very high success rate for taking care of that optic nerve so that a baby’s vision is preserved. If your baby had ROP or Retinopathy of Prematurity and was not treated and has lost vision then you have a likely medical malpractice claim.
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