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Dr. Rezaei at AAO Subspeciality Day

Dr. Kourous Rezaei was invited to moderate the surgical retina session at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting Retina Subspecialty Day in New Orleans. Leading retina specialists from around the world presented the latest innovations and cutting edge data, shaping the current and future management of retinal diseases.




Dr. Hasan at AAO 2021

Dr. Hasan attended the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting in New Orleans in November of 2021. As President of the Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Hasan represented physicians and patients in the great state of Illinois at the Academy’s Council Meeting.  He also completed his five year tenure on the… Read More »


Dr. Chaturvedi co-host of ISEPS-COS Annual Meeting 2021

We are excited to announce that Illinois Retina’s very own Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi is co-chairing tomorrow’s ISEPS-COS Joint Conference with Dr. Manjot Gill from Northwestern.  This is Dr. Chaturvedi’s 3rd year in a row as co-host. Each year’s meeting is better than the year before and this year’s program won’t disappoint.  Check out the detailed… Read More »


Dr. Hasan at ISEPS-COS Annual Meeting 2021

Illinois Retina’s very own Sohail Hasan, MD is the current president of the Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons.  He, along with many other Illinois Retina physicians will be attending, presenting and participating in lectures at tomorrow’s ISEPS-COS Joint Conference.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone there!


Dr. Minaker Published in 9/21 Opthalmology Science

IRA’s newest fellow, Dr. Minaker had an article published in the current issue of Ophthalmology Science.  You can read the article here:https://bit.ly/3lzAqmx.   The article was the first study to assess the color performance in the Ngenuity 3-dimensional digitally assisted visualization system. They identified potential pitfalls that surgeons should be aware of and strategies to mitigate… Read More »


Dr. Rezaei at Euretina 2021

Dr. Rezaei was invited Speaker, Chair and Moderator at multiple sessions during the EURETINA 2021 virtual meeting. EURETINA is the largest retina meeting in the world where key opinion leaders and retina specialists present cutting edge medical and surgical techniques utilized for the management of retina diseases.


Dr. Rezaei at MEACO & RWC Symposium 2021

Dr. Rezaei was the invited Moderator of the joint MEACO & RWC Symposium this past June. Retina specialists from around the world presented innovative surgical techniques utilized for the management of complex trauma cases in vitreoretinal surgery.


Illinois Retina FASRS Designated Physicians

Please join us as we congratulate our following physicians who received the letter from ASRS: Dr.Civantos, Dr. MacCumber, Dr. Merrill, Dr. Pollack, Dr. Ravage and Dr. Rezaei “The American Society of Retina Specialists is pleased to inform you that you have qualified to received the new Fellow of the ASRS (FASRS) designation. The FASRS is… Read More »