Even though the disease is not yet in severe stage, other problems could develop after the treatment. That is why ophthalmologists suggest that patients strictly visit him/her as appointed. Problems include:
- Strabismus, or misalignment of the eye
- Lazy eye
- Cataract or glaucoma in young age
- Retinal detachment
For children to be completely cured from retinopathy of prematurity, they need periodically eye check in order to prevent any potential complications as mentioned above.