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Dr. Rezaei at Retina World Congress 2019

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’s talk at Retina World Congress 2019

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 »




Dr. Chaturvedi co-chair of ISEPS/COS Annual Meeting

Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi co-chaired the Annual ISEPS/COS meeting with Dr. Anjali Tannan of Rush Medical Center in Rosemont Friday March 8th. It was a great program covering a wide variety of specialty topics including wondering talks given by invited speakers Dr. Dale Meyer of Albany, NY, and Dr. Davinder Grover of Dallas, TX!


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!