Posts by Lisa Mitchell-Galloy:

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy – March 2020

History A 44-year-old African-American male (who had not seen an eye provider in years) presented to Illinois Retina for a diabetic evaluation.  He complained of blurry vision for many years, but denied floaters, eye pain, redness, or any acute visual changes.  His medical history was significant for type 1 diabetes mellitus, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertension.  Review… Read More »


Dr. MacCumber at 43rd Macula Society Meeting

Dr. MacCumber recently moderated a session on Gene Therapy and presented at the 43rd Macula Society meeting in San Diego.  The topic of his presentation was “Suprachoroidal Delivery for Ocular Gene Therapy”.  Read more about the Macula Society.


Hinsdale Office

When you visit our Hinsdale office, you’ll find it warm and inviting from the impressive Colonial style building to the new two-story spacious atrium with comfortable seating.  The Salt Creek and a park-like setting surrounds the office and it can be easily reached by either Interstate 294 or Interstate 55. The downtown area of Hinsdale… Read More »


High Altitude Retinopathy – February 2020

History A 32 year old female presents with sudden vision loss in the left eye. She notes it as a grey thumb print in her left eye and noticed it while she was washing dishes. She denies any physical exertion surrounding the vision loss, but she notes that the day before she was skiing difficult… Read More »



Dr. Merrill at American Uveitis Society Winter Symposium

Dr. Pauline Merrill presented data from MAGNOLIA, an extension study of PEACHTREE, a pivotal phase 3 clinical trial in patients with macular edema with non-infectious uveitis at the 2020 American Uveitis Society Winter Symposium in Park City, Utah. Her talk was on “Suprachoroidal Triamcinolone Acetonide and Intraocular Pressure:  Results of Phase 3 PEACHTREE Clinical Trial… Read More »


Chicago Downtown Location-The Loop

If you ever visit our Chicago Downtown location, upon entering our building, you’ll find yourself immersed in the grand architecture of the former Marshall Field Annex Building, also known as “The Store for Men,” which completed its construction in 1914.   Looking ahead, this location will also be host to the future “Chicago Blues Museum” in… Read More »


Dr. Rezaei at Chinese Retina Society Meeting

Dr. Rezaei was the invited guest of honor at the Chinese Retina Society Meeting in Shanghai. The surgical symposium discussing advanced techniques in vitreoretinal surgery was web-casted live throughout China with over 16,000 ophthalmologists watching it online.  Click here for more: https://2019.apvrs.org/schedule/





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