Dr. Pollack was honored to receive the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Washington University Department of Ophthalmology during their Annual Spring Update Meeting on April 7, 2019. He gave the keynote talk titled: Why Ask Why?: The importance of asking why we do what we do. It was a special… Read More »
As one of the state and national leaders in advocacy for ophthalmology, Dr. Hasan attended the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Mid-Year Forum in Washington DC. He led the Illinois delegation and met with legislators to advocate for the health and safety of our patients. Dr. Hasan tackled important topics including the rising cost of medications and… Read More »
Dr. Chaturvedi was featured in an article in The Times of Norwest Indiana this weekend. He described what Macular Degeneration is as well as it’s symptoms and treatments. He also stressed the importance of annual dilated eye-exams. Read more: http://ow.ly/yMcF50pxcmk
History A 32 year old man with a history of HSV keratitis presents with injection and sensitivity to light. He was started on topical antibiotic drops by his primary care provider, but symptoms did not improve. He was then seen by his optometrist who started oral acyclovir and durezol and promptly sent him for evaluation.… Read More »
Dr. Rezaei was one of the organizers of the recent Retina World Congress (RWC). In addition to that, he was also a session chair. Also in attendance, pictured on top left, is one of our fellows, Dr. Zeyer. https://www.healio.com/meeting/retinaworldcongress/program/agenda/program-saturday
Dr. Pollack spoke at the recent Retina World Congress. The name of the talk was: Steroid Drops After Vitreoretinal Surgery: Is it time to go drop-less? Research performed by Drs. Pollack and Civantos and 2 former fellows, Drs. Elizabeth Atchison and Marina Gilca, found that a single intraconjunctival injection of 4mg of steroid triamcinolone acetonide… Read More »
Dr. Pauline Merrill (pictured with Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi and Dr. Sohail Hasan) spoke at the Annual ISEPS/COS meeting recently. Her topic of discussion was “The Uveitis Workup: What Not to Miss!”
Dr. Sohail Hasan, current President of ISEPS, introduced and led many talks at the recent Annual ISEPS/COS meeting. Dr. MacCumber has always participated in the ISEPS/COS meetings in the past and is big supporter.
Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi co-chaired the Annual ISEPS/COS meeting with Dr. Anjali Tannan of Rush Medical Center in Rosemont Friday March 8th. It was a great program covering a wide variety of specialty topics including wondering talks given by invited speakers Dr. Dale Meyer of Albany, NY, and Dr. Davinder Grover of Dallas, TX!
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 American Uveitis Society in Park City, Utah. Her talk was on “Suprachoroidal CLS-TA Maintains Efficacy Outcomes Through 48-weeks in Uveitic Macular Edema subjects: Results of the MAGNOLIA Phase 3… Read More »