Drs. MacCumber, Merrill and Hasan supported and attended Heartland Alliance International’s Power of Healing benefit on May 14, celebrating the transformative and ongoing work of the Marjorie Kovler Center. The Marjorie Kovler Center helps transform the lives of individuals recovering from the complex consequences of politically-sanctioned torture. The Kovler Center provides medical, mental health, and social… Read More »
Eyenet Magazine interviewed Dr. Cohen for the current issue. He gave his insider’s perspective of the Skills Transfer Labs at the upcoming AAO meeting. Read more: https://ow.ly/qtbI50udora
The Board of Directors of the Retina Hall of Fame announced the induction of 12 new members who are recognized for their significant achievements in research and clinical treatment within the subspecialty of retina disease. One of the inductees named was Dr. Kourous Rezaei! Read more: https://ow.ly/oTze50ubXCO
Outgoing past President Dr. Mat MacCumber congratulates incoming Councilor Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi on his election to the Board of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society.
History A 60 year old female presents with new onset “pink blob in my vision” which has been present for several weeks. She denies other episodes of vision loss. She also denies hearing loss, tinnitis headaches, weight loss, jaw claudication, fevers/chills, scalp tenderness, or muscle pain/weakness. On examination, her vision was 20/20 and IOP was… Read More »
The 44th Congress of the Brazilian Retina and Vitreous Society invited Dr. Pollack as one of the faculty for the April 10-13, 2019. He presented two talks, moderated a surgical discussion panel and participated in two additional panel discussions on challenges in medial and surgical retina. Click here to see more.
Dr. Rezaei was an invited guest and speaker at the Brussels Retina Meeting in Belgium. Dr. Rezaei lead a panel including prominent retina surgeons from around the world discussing complex vitreoretinal surgery.
Dr. Kirk Packo was interviewed at the 21st Advanced Vitreous Surgery Course and 5th Fellows Advanced Vitreous Surgery Course hosted by Duke Eye. The topic of the interview was “There’s More to Playing Sports When It Meets the Eye”. Watch here: https://bit.ly/2W12YcR
Dr. Pollack was honored to receive the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Washington University Department of Ophthalmology during their Annual Spring Update Meeting on April 7, 2019. He gave the keynote talk titled: Why Ask Why?: The importance of asking why we do what we do. It was a special… Read More »