Type 2 Retinopathy of Prematurity signifies the ROP disease is not severe enough to require treatment. ETROP study classified ROP into type I and type II ROP. Is your eye surgeon / ROP specialist labels the child’s eye disease as type II, it means that the child can be followed up in the routine ROP screening program till either the disease regresses or progresses to type 1 ROP to need treatment.
In technical terms, this is how the type to ROP is classified as
- Zone I, stage 1-2 without plus
- Zone II, stage 3 without plus