Posts by Lisa Mitchell-Galloy:

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic eye disease is a group of complications associated with diabetes. These include cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma, each of which can lead to vision loss and blindness. Learn more about diabetic eye disease at http://www.nei.nih.gov/diabetes






Dr. Merrill 2018 WOC Presentation

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.


2018 Foundation Fighting Blindness Vision Walk

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 »


Dr. Atchison & Dr. Merrill Retinal Physician article

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 »