Ophthalmologist in Chicago
Leading Retina Surgeons of Chicago

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

Pentosan Polysulfate Maculopathy – April 2021

History A 67-year-old Caucasian woman presented to clinic with complaints of worsening vision at both distance and near. Her ophthalmic history included dry macular degeneration bilaterally and cataracts. She had no eye pain, no redness, no trauma, no flashes, no floaters, and no field loss.  Review of systems was negative. Medical history was significant for ...View Case of The Month

NEWS AND EVENTS

Dr. MacCumber in April, 2021 Retinal Physician

Dr. MacCumber’s paper, Characteristics of Patients Started on Brolucizumab, was published in the April, 2021 edition of Retinal Physician.  It was also discussed in the April, 2021 “Straight From The Cutter’s Mouth podcast on YouTube!  They discuss is paper at ...Read More >

Sister Jean Schmidt with Dr. MacCumber

Sister Jean Schmidt BVM is the chaplain for the Loyola Ramblers men's basketball team, the Cinderella team that made it to the NCAA Final Four in 2018 with Sister Jean rooting them on.  This year was no different!  Despite the ...Read More >

Dr. Packo named Top Doctor 2021 by Chicago Magazine

Chicago Magazine Names 69 Specialists at Rush University Medical Center “Top Doctors” and we are beyond proud to announce that Illinois Retina’s very own Dr. Kirk Packo is one of them! The Top Doctors guide in the magazine’s January 2021 ...Read More >


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