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 Haze and Visual Acuity in Non-Infectious Uveitis.
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 just a little over $2,000 raised through Jeans Days, collection boxes and raffles in the… Read More »
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 all providers. These patients often require “frequent visits with multiple specialists may be an additional… Read More »
History: Patient was referred to Illinois Retina Associates for 3 years of poor vision in his right eye. He was a healthy 14-year old boy with no prior medical history. He had no history of trauma or eye surgery. Exam: Vision was hand motion in the right eye and 20/20 in the left without correction.… Read More »
Illinois Retina Associates held their graduation dinner for Elizabeth Atchison, MD in downtown Chicago this month. Dr. Atchison has had a successful 2 year fellowship at Illinois Retina. She has been first author of two peer-reviewed journals, five non-peer-reviewed journals, presented two posters at national and international meetings, and will be presenting on podium at the… Read More »