Posts by Lisa Mitchell-Galloy:

September is Healthy Aging Month!

The risk of eye disease increases with age, yet many older adults neglect to see an ophthalmologist for care. To bring attention to taking care of our eyes as we age, the American Academy of Ophthalmology celebrates Healthy Aging Month to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of vision loss – and steps to… Read More »



Diabetic Eye Exam

If you have diabetes, have a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once a year. It’s the best thing you can do to save your sight. Learn more about dilated eye exams at http://www.nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/eyeexam


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 »