Posts Tagged ‘ #retina ’


Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion – May 2019

History A 60 year old female presents with new onset “pink blob in my vision” which has been present for several weeks. She denies other episodes of vision loss. She also denies hearing loss, tinnitis headaches, weight loss, jaw claudication, fevers/chills, scalp tenderness, or muscle pain/weakness. On examination, her vision was 20/20 and IOP was… Read More »




Dr. Packo at the 21st Advanced Vitreous Surgery Course

Dr. Kirk Packo was interviewed at the 21st Advanced Vitreous Surgery Course and 5th Fellows Advanced Vitreous Surgery Course hosted by Duke Eye.  The topic of the interview was “There’s More to Playing Sports When It Meets the Eye”.  Watch here:  https://bit.ly/2W12YcR  




Annual Fellowship Interviews

Illinois Retina had the privilege to interview several ophthalmology residents interested in our 2 year vitreo-retinal fellowship.  It was a great weekend to meet future colleagues!


Dr. Pollack President of ASRS

Dr. John Pollack presented at the 51st Annual Retina Society Scientific Meeting, September 12 – 15, 2018, in San Francisco-the topic was Steroid Drops After Vitreoretinal Surgery: Is It Time To Go Dropless?   He also became the President of @ASRS on October 1, 2018.


Dr. Rezaei EURETINA Meeting in Vienna, Austria

Dr. Rezaei was invited to speak at the 2018 EURETINA Meeting in Vienna, Austria, the largest retina meeting in the world.  Dr. Rezaei was among the small group of retina specialists from the United States who were invited to speak at this prestigious meeting.  He moderated a session discussing some of the most advanced surgical techniques… Read More »