Today, with advances in neonatal care, smaller and more premature infants are being saved. 16,000 of these infants are affected by some degree of ROP. The disease improves and leaves no permanent damage in milder cases of ROP. About 90 percent of all infants with ROP are in the milder category and do not need treatment. However, infants with more severe disease can develop impaired vision or even blindness. 1,500 infants annually develop ROP that is severe enough to require medical treatment.
Several different drugs have the potential to cause the elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP), which can occur via an open. angle glaucoma that usually is associated with topical steroid use, but it may develop with inhaled, oral, intravenous, periocular,.
old Caucasian man presented with the complaint of transient blurry vision and rainbow. colored haloes around lights with pressure sensation in either eye for several months. He estimated that these episodes occurred once every few weeks and they were sometimes provoked by playing soccer.