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Illinois Retina Associates is the Midwest’s leading practice devoted to diagnosing and treating diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous. Our highly trained doctors specialize in diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, vascular occlusive diseases, uveitis and more. We also have a fellowship-trained ocular oncologist, who treats cancer of the eye.

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CASE OF THE MONTH

Putscher’s retinopathy – July 2018

History: A 40-year-old Caucasian man with a complaint of floaters in the left eye that started two weeks prior to presentation, at which time he had a seizure secondary to alcohol withdrawal while being evaluated in the emergency department for severe epigastric pain. Following stabilization, he was subsequently found to have profoundly elevated serum lipase ...Read more

NEWS AND EVENTS

Dr. Merrill 2018 WOC Presentation

Greetings from the 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress, Barcelona!  Dr. Pauline Merrill presented Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Adalimumab by Etiology in Patients with Non-Infectious Uveitis in the VISUAL III trial, and Post-Hoc Fellow Eye Analyses Support SAKURA Program Findings on Vitreous ...Read More >

2018 Foundation Fighting Blindness Vision Walk

Last Saturday, Illinois Retina’s Fight For Sight team participated in the 2018 Foundation Fighting Blindness Chicago Vision Walk at Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village, IL. This year we had the highest number of walkers (81!) and raised $9,903 with ...Read More >

Dr. Atchison & Dr. Merrill Retinal Physician article

Drs. Elizabeth Atchison & Pauline Merrill wrote up a well summarized article in a recent edition of Retinal Physician on the topic of "The Comanagement of Uveitis Patients".  Managing these patients can be complex and requires clear communication channels between ...Read More >


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