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Irwin Retina Center

The Irwin Retina located at Ingalls Memorial Hospital and Illinois Retina Associates, S.C. in Harvey, IL have received an “excellent” rating. This is based on patient surveys from January 2014 through March 2014. Congrats to the doctors and staff for receiving a perfect 100% and providing patients with the highest overall quality of care.


Chicagoland Vision Walk

Looking to donate to a great cause?  The 9th Annual Chicagoland Vision Walk will be held on June 8, 2014 at Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village, IL.   In the last 8 years, over 28 million dollars has been raised to help Foundation Fighting Blindness to treat and cure retinal diseases. Illinois Retina Associates has… Read More »


New Fellow

Illinois Retina Associates is happy to announce our newest fellow to the practice, Michael McClintock, MD. He has been chosen through San Francisco Match, a matching program that is designed to coordinate the processing, distribution and review of applicants for post graduate medical education training. Dr. McClintock has accepted a two year fellowship and will… Read More »


Crave Study

Illinois Retina Associates is currently looking for patients to participate in our Crave Study. This study compares the Anti VegF agents in treatment of macular edema from retinal vein occlusion. The clinical criteria for this study is to compare Avastin vs. Lucentis in the treatment of macular edema following retinal vein occlusion. John Pollack, MD,… Read More »


Sakura Study

Illinois Retina Associates is currently looking for participants to join our Sakura Study. This focuses on the safety and efficacy of intravitreal injections of DE-109(sirolimus) 3 doses for the treatment of active non-infectious uveitis of the posterior segment. The principal investigator of this study is Pauline Merrill, MD. The location is at our Oak Park… Read More »


DRCR-R Study

This study is in its 2nd Phase. It focuses on the evaluation of Topical Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with a non-central involved DME. The clinical criteria is to assess the effects of NSAIDs on macular retinal volume compared with placebo in eyes with non-central DME. The principle investigator is John S Pollack, MD at will take… Read More »