CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(NYC: Susan Spencer) Ronnie Barnes shown playing; details given of Barnes being born prematurely with blinding disease called retinopathy. New treatment of disease featured. [National Eye Institution Dr. Carl KUPFER - discusses treatment.] Disease's effects and treatment illustration [Ophthalmologist Dr. William GILBERT - comments on treatment.] More comprehensive understanding of retinopathy reported resulting from doctors being able to save more premature babies' lives. [DC's Children's Hospital Dr. Gordon AVERY - comments on documenting retinopathy.] More children noted being able to see as result of retinopathy treatment.
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