Posts by Lisa Mitchell-Galloy:

Dr. Chaturvedi gives lecture on Pachychoroid Spectrum of Macular Disease

To help ring in the new year, Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi gave a lecture to the residents and fellows at Rush University Medical Center Ophthalmology on Pachychoroid spectrum of macular disease on December 31st. We covered pachychoroid pigment epitheliopathy, focal choroidal excavation, central serous, pachychoroid neovasculopathy, & polypoidal. There is a lot of overlap with these… Read More »

Incontinentia Pigmenti – December, 2020

History A 50-year-old Caucasian female presented to clinic new onset floaters in her left eye after a recent car accident, although she did not suffer any facial or ocular trauma. She had no eye pain, no redness, no flashes, no curtain, and no veil. Her medical history was unremarkable and family history was significant for… Read More »

Dr. MacCumber interviews Dr. Wykoff

Chicago Ophthalmological Society Past President, Dr. Mat MacCumber, talks with the 2020 Krill Lecturer and his friend, Dr. Charlie Wykoff, about his upcoming presentation.  Click here to watch the video: Learn more about the presentation here:

Journal Club

Several of the physicians at Illinois Retina ran a journal club going through several interesting papers with our surgical retinal fellows. It was a lively zoom call as usual covering a variety of topics – both medical and surgical retina.  Thanks Drs. Packo, MacCumber, Merrill, Rezaei, Chaturvedi, & Sabherwal and our illustrious fellows Dr. Dajani… Read More »

Dr. Merrill on Helio

Dr. Merrill was quoted in an article published on Healio’s website on November 19, 2020. The article discusses how COVID-19 changes uveitis treatment management.  Read the full article here:     

Dr. Rezaei at AAO Subspecialty Day

  Dr. Rezaei was an invited moderator at the prestigious American Academy of Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day Virtual Annual Meeting. Retina specialists from around the world presented innovative surgical techniques utilized for the management of complex vitreoretinal diseases.

Dr. MacCumber on panel at AAO Virtual Meeting

Dr. MacCumber served on the expert panel on diabetic retinopathy during the American Academy of Ophthalmology Virtual Annual Meeting this month. Dr. MacCumber is a Vice Chair of the DRCR Retina Network, the largest retinal research network funded by the National Eye Institute.

Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion – November, 2020

History A 62-year-old female with hypertension and diabetes presented to clinic referred by an optometric colleague for evaluation of decreased vision and a hemorrhages of the left retina. She notes that with the left eye things seem blurry centrally and it doesn’t improve with blinking nor with artificial tears. She denies any flashes or floaters,… Read More »

Dr. Rezaei Retina World Congress 2020

  Dr. Rezaei was an invited Moderator and Speaker at the Retina World Congress 2020 E-Live Virtual Event: Beyond the Silk Road Challenging Vitreoretinal Cases. Retina specialists from Chinese Ocular Fundus Disease Society, Retina World Congress, and Europe presented innovative surgical techniques utilized for the management of complex vitreoretinal diseases.