John Pollack was active at the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. He served as moderator of Retina Subspecialty Day session on the “Art of Vitreoretinal Surgery”, was the Course Director for Macular OCT: Mastering the Basics (lecture faculty pictured here), and was the Course Director for a “Macular OCT: Mastering the Basics” class along with… Read More »
Knowledge is power! Another successful educational event hosted by Drs. Flood, Merrill, Ravage and Chaturvedi for some Chicagoland area optometrists. A variety of topics were presented which engaged the attendees and sparked an in-depth discussion about the cases each of our doctors highlighted.
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. Kirk Packo, Dr. Joseph Civantos and Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi hosted an educational event at our Harvey, Illinois office as part of an ongoing series given at all of our locations for optometrists. Dr. Packo’s presentation, “The New World of Retinal Imaging-When and Which machines we should use,” was of great value for all of… Read More »
If you have diabetes or know someone who does, learn as much as you can about diabetic eye disease and how to prevent vision loss. Visit http://www.nei.nih.gov/diabetes
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.
Did you know that as you age, you are at higher risk of developing eye diseases and conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. Visit https://www.nei.nih.gov/agingeye to learn about your risk factors and what you can do to protect your sight.
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 »
Dr. Sohail Hasan (pictured with Dr. Aaron Holtebeck, Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Member of the Secretariat for State Affairs for the @AAO) presented at the Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology EyeMD Symposium in Milwaukee this weekend. He gave talks on Managing Trauma in the Professional Athlete; Systemic Disease and The Retina and Advocating for our Patients and… Read More »
On September 18, 2018 the Baltimore Orioles became the first professional team to wear Braille lettered uniforms to recognize the National Federation of the Blind (NFB). The uniforms are being auctioned to benefit the NFB. Read more: https://www.si.com/mlb/2018/09/18/orioles-braille-uniforms.