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Dr. Merrill presentation at American Uveitis Society

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 »


Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network Quality Award

Congratulations to the Oak Park office (pictured is Dr. MacCumber with Ana Maria Marchan and Sara Montgomery) on receiving the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network Quality Award from the National Eye Institute. They were recognized for being one for the top new sites for the DRCR (Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network) study. https://www.nih.gov


Dr. Cohen at AAO

Jack Cohen was given the prestigious Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  Congrats Jack on your continued commitment to the AAO, education, and the field of retina!


Dr. Hasan at AAO

Dr. Sohail Hasan was active at the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Chicago.  He presented on Insurance for our Patients at the Retina Subspecialty Day, served as Deputy Section Leader at the AAO Council Meeting and attended the AAO Councilors meeting with Dr. Kathryn Colby (Chair of Ophthalmology at U of Chicago).


Dr. MacCumber at AAO

Dr. Mat MacCumber served on a Retina/Vitreous Original Paper Session panel along with Dr. Shlomit Schaal and Dr. Mark Johnson at the Annual Meeting for the American Academy of Ophthalmology!


Dr. Rezaei at AAO

Dr. Rezaei was an invited speaker at the Retina Subspecialty day of American Academy of Ophthalmolgy annual meeting in Chicago. He moderated a session with a group of leading retina surgeons from around the world sharing their surgical experiences with the audience.


Dr. Pollack at AAO

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 »


Loop office CE Event

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.


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!


Harvey Office Educational Event

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 »