Retinopathy of Prematurity
Retinopathy of Prematurity is a sight threatening disease of children born prematurely. It requires screening of the babies at very young age of 1 month. Examination must continue till the retina is matured completely. Dr. Maneesh Bapaye, has been associated with Neonatal Care Unit at Civil Hospital, Nashik.
He has been visiting every week for screening the babies since August 2016. Since then awareness among doctors and patients has been increasing. Every month number of babies getting screening has been steadily increasing. Yesterday, it was completion of 3 years of this project. Yesterday 29 babies were screened and 1 baby underwent laser treatment, single handed lay by Dr. Maneesh Bapaye.