Posts From October, 2018

Harvey Office Educational Event

Dr. Kirk Packo, Dr. Joseph Civantos and Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi hosted an educational event at our Harvey, Illinois office as part of an ongoing series given at all of our locations for optometrists.  Dr. Packo’s presentation, “The New World of Retinal Imaging-When and Which machines we should use,” was of great value for all of… Read More »


Diabetic Eye Disease

If you have diabetes or know someone who does, learn as much as you can about diabetic eye disease and how to prevent vision loss. Visit http://www.nei.nih.gov/diabetes


West Nile – October 2018

History A 54-year-old woman with past medical history of stage III uterine carcinosarcoma, currently receiving treatment with Keytruda, who presents with new numerous floaters in both eyes for several days as well as flashing lights in the periphery of her right eye. Symptoms began two to three weeks prior, but worsened since. Of note, she… Read More »


Dr. Pollack President of ASRS

Dr. John Pollack presented at the 51st Annual Retina Society Scientific Meeting, September 12 – 15, 2018, in San Francisco-the topic was Steroid Drops After Vitreoretinal Surgery: Is It Time To Go Dropless?   He also became the President of @ASRS on October 1, 2018.