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Regular Follow up

One cannot understate the importance of this step as without this the whole effort and fight against retinoblastoma would go to a waste. Doctors would schedule follow ups at various stages of treatment and post treatment with specific guidance which need to followed for the sake of health of the child.


 


Diagnosis 

Visits to the ophthalmologist and oncologist to confirm retinoblastoma and outline an action plan to be followed


Treatment

Follow the regime outlined by the ophthalmologist, oncologist and pediatrician for regular treatment & side effect management


Post Treatment

This should be slightly easier to manage with regular follow ups outlined quarterly to be monitored for 2 - 5 years to check if there is new development of tumors in the eyes