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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 »


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 »