Dr. Merrill’s published an article titled “Undiagnosed Ocular Syphilis Treated With Immunosuppressive Therapy” in the June, 2019 Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases. Congratulations Dr. Merrill!
History A 71 year old man presented to the Illinois Retina for baseline eye exam upon starting Ethambutol. He has no vision complaints and has no history of eye problems or eye surgery. Exam: On exam, he is 20/25 in both eyes. His pressure is 9 and 13. His anterior segment exam displayed 1.5+ nuclear… Read More »
We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Omar Dajani (pictured with Dr. Rezaei) to our practice’s fellowship program! He attended the University of Arkansas Medical School and completed his residency at Tufts in Boston. We are pleased to have him on our team!
Dr. Rezaei is a co-organizer of the Florence Retina Meeting (FLORetina), one of the largest retina conferences around the world. The meeting takes place every 2 years in Florence, Italy-this year over 2,000 physicians attended. He moderated the live surgery session where surgeons from Memphis, Mexico City, Kuwait City, and Athens performed live retina surgery… Read More »