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Eye Exam for Retinopathy of Prematurity
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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Eye Exam for Retinopathy of Prematurity Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

Possible Complications

Your infant may need eye drops during the exam. Your doctor will discuss the complications that may be caused by eye drops, such as:

  • Stinging or discomfort in the eye
  • Light sensitivity
  • Blurred vision
  • Lid swelling
  • Red eyes

Be sure to discuss these risks with the doctor before the eye exam.

Call Your Doctor

After arriving home, contact the doctor if any of the following occurs in your infant:

  • Discharge from the eye
  • Redness or swelling
  • Loss of vision or other eyesight changes
  • Signs of infection, including fever and chills
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • Any new symptoms

If you think you have an emergency, CALL 911.

 
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