Posts by Vivek Chaturvedi:

UAIM – August 2018

History 30-year-old female presenting with blurry vision in her left eye, described as a blind spot in her central vision, which has been present for about a week and has not changed since onset. She was suspected by another specialist of having myopic degeneration with a resultant choroidal neovascular membrane and subsequently underwent an intravitreal… Read More »


Putscher’s retinopathy – July 2018

History: A 40-year-old Caucasian man with a complaint of floaters in the left eye that started two weeks prior to presentation, at which time he had a seizure secondary to alcohol withdrawal while being evaluated in the emergency department for severe epigastric pain. Following stabilization, he was subsequently found to have profoundly elevated serum lipase… Read More »


Retinal Hemangiomas – June 2018

History: Patient was referred to Illinois Retina Associates for 3 years of poor vision in his right eye. He was a healthy 14-year old boy with no prior medical history. He had no history of trauma or eye surgery. Exam: Vision was hand motion in the right eye and 20/20 in the left without correction.… Read More »


Congrats Liz on graduating!

Illinois Retina Associates held their graduation dinner for Elizabeth Atchison, MD in downtown Chicago this month.  Dr. Atchison has had a successful 2 year fellowship at Illinois Retina.  She has been first author of two peer-reviewed journals, five non-peer-reviewed journals, presented two posters at national and international meetings, and will be presenting on podium at the… Read More »