Diabetic eye disease is a group of complications associated with diabetes. These include cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma, each of which can lead to vision loss and blindness. Learn more about diabetic eye disease at http://www.nei.nih.gov/diabetes
Congrats @Pauline Merrill and @IllinoisRetina for getting this image posted on the @ASRS Retina Image Bank!
Moderating a surgical course at the American Society of Retina Specialists in Vancouver with leading surgeons from around the world.
Illinois Retina was busy in Vancouver at the 2018 ASRS annual meeting.
Congratulations to Mathew MacCumber on finishing 2nd place for the Winning Pitch at the 2018 ASRS Annual Meeting!
Greetings from the 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress, Barcelona! Dr. Pauline Merrill presented Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Adalimumab by Etiology in Patients with Non-Infectious Uveitis in the VISUAL III trial, and Post-Hoc Fellow Eye Analyses Support SAKURA Program Findings on Vitreous Haze and Visual Acuity in Non-Infectious Uveitis.
Last Saturday, Illinois Retina’s Fight For Sight team participated in the 2018 Foundation Fighting Blindness Chicago Vision Walk at Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village, IL. This year we had the highest number of walkers (81!) and raised $9,903 with just a little over $2,000 raised through Jeans Days, collection boxes and raffles in the… Read More »
Drs. Elizabeth Atchison & Pauline Merrill wrote up a well summarized article in a recent edition of Retinal Physician on the topic of “The Comanagement of Uveitis Patients”. Managing these patients can be complex and requires clear communication channels between all providers. These patients often require “frequent visits with multiple specialists may be an additional… Read More »
Illinois Retina Associates held their graduation dinner for Elizabeth Atchison, MD in downtown Chicago this month. Dr. Atchison has had a successful 2 year fellowship at Illinois Retina. She has been first author of two peer-reviewed journals, five non-peer-reviewed journals, presented two posters at national and international meetings, and will be presenting on podium at the… Read More »
Dr. Pauline Merrill and her research team were announced as the #1 recruiting site in the world(out of 149 eligible sites!) for the SAKURA study. The SAKURA study is a A Phase III, Multinational, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Study for the Treatment of Active, Non-Infectious Uveitis. Uveitis is swelling of the middle later of the eye, which is… Read More »