The Board of Directors of the Retina Hall of Fame announced the induction of 12 new members who are recognized for their significant achievements in research and clinical treatment within the subspecialty of retina disease. One of the inductees named was Dr. Kourous Rezaei! Read more: https://ow.ly/oTze50ubXCO
Outgoing past President Dr. Mat MacCumber congratulates incoming Councilor Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi on his election to the Board of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society.
The 44th Congress of the Brazilian Retina and Vitreous Society invited Dr. Pollack as one of the faculty for the April 10-13, 2019. He presented two talks, moderated a surgical discussion panel and participated in two additional panel discussions on challenges in medial and surgical retina. Click here to see more.
Dr. Rezaei was an invited guest and speaker at the Brussels Retina Meeting in Belgium. Dr. Rezaei lead a panel including prominent retina surgeons from around the world discussing complex vitreoretinal surgery.
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
Dr. Pollack was honored to receive the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Washington University Department of Ophthalmology during their Annual Spring Update Meeting on April 7, 2019. He gave the keynote talk titled: Why Ask Why?: The importance of asking why we do what we do. It was a special… Read More »
As one of the state and national leaders in advocacy for ophthalmology, Dr. Hasan attended the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Mid-Year Forum in Washington DC. He led the Illinois delegation and met with legislators to advocate for the health and safety of our patients. Dr. Hasan tackled important topics including the rising cost of medications and… Read More »
Dr. Chaturvedi was featured in an article in The Times of Norwest Indiana this weekend. He described what Macular Degeneration is as well as it’s symptoms and treatments. He also stressed the importance of annual dilated eye-exams. Read more: https://ow.ly/yMcF50pxcmk
Dr. Rezaei was one of the organizers of the recent Retina World Congress (RWC). In addition to that, he was also a session chair. Also in attendance, pictured on top left, is one of our fellows, Dr. Zeyer. https://www.healio.com/meeting/retinaworldcongress/program/agenda/program-saturday
Dr. Pollack spoke at the recent Retina World Congress. The name of the talk was: Steroid Drops After Vitreoretinal Surgery: Is it time to go drop-less? Research performed by Drs. Pollack and Civantos and 2 former fellows, Drs. Elizabeth Atchison and Marina Gilca, found that a single intraconjunctival injection of 4mg of steroid triamcinolone acetonide… Read More »