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Congrats Liz on graduating!

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 »


Sakura Study

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 »


Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Please join Vivek Chaturvedi, MD on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Matteson Village Hall. Free Blood Pressure Screenings from 8-10 a.m “Age Related Eye Diseases” will also be discussed from 9-9:30 a.m. For more information, please call the Ingalls Care Connection @ 708.915.2273


Chicago Ophthalmological Society

Congratulations to Dr. Mathew MacCumber who is currently serving as President-Elect of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society. On July 1, 2015, he will become President of the COS. The Chicago Ophthalmological Society was established in 1838 and is devoted to advancing educational opportunities for ophthalmologist’s in the area. The most respected ophthalmologist’s in the country are… Read More »


Senior Fair 2015

The Village of North Riverside is hosting a Senior Fair on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 10am-noon. Over 50 representatives from senior-related services will be there to help with home healthcare, government agencies, health specialists, medical and insurance companies and much more! For more information, please visit www.northriverside-il.org or call 708-442-5515.


Chicagoland Vision Walk

The 10th Annual Chicagoland Vision Walk will be held on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village, IL. Since the Vision walks began in 2006, over $35 million has been raised to fund sight-saving research. More than 10 million Americans are affected by blinding retinal diseases. Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi will be… Read More »



Chicagoland Vison Walk

Over 900 participants attended the Vision Walk! The weather was beautiful and the event was a success! They are confident that they will reach their goal of $335,000. They appreciate everyone’s support.


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 »