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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 »
- Posted on: Mar 24 2020
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.
- Posted on: Mar 2 2020
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 »
- Posted on: Feb 27 2020
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 »
- Posted on: Feb 25 2020
Dr. MacCumber at Spark Therapeutics
Dr. MacCumber spoke at Spark Therapeutics in Austin, TX on implementing genetic testing for inherited retinal disease into the practice of Retina.
- Posted on: Feb 12 2020
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 »
- Posted on: Jan 27 2020
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 »
- Posted on: Jan 16 2020
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/
- Posted on: Jan 14 2020
Maternally Inherited Diabetes and Deafness – January 2020
History A 62-year-old Hispanic female presented to clinic with a complaint of blurred vision for two months. She also noted intermittent flashes in both eyes, but no floaters. She had no eye pain, no redness, no floaters, no curtain, no veil, and no recent trauma. Her medical history was significant for type 2 diabetes mellitus,… Read More »
- Posted on: Jan 14 2020
Dr. Rezaei Invited Guest Speaker at the Mexican Association of Retina Specialists
Dr. Rezaei was an invited guest speaker at the Mexican Association of Retina Specialists at Puebla, Mexico. Leading Mexican vitreoretinal surgeons and the invited guest speakers from around the world discussed the most advanced and cutting edge surgical techniques in vitreoretinal surgery. Thank you Dr. Rezaei!
- Posted on: Dec 18 2019
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