Lead by Dr. Kirk Packo (Chair at Rush Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology), the retina grand rounds was held Wednesday, June 10th, via zoom. Section Director of Retina, Vivek Chaturvedi, MD, guided the surgical case discussion on suprachoroidal hemorrhage – risk factors and management (presented by Dr. Nabila Sardar). Dr. Sarah Carballo presented a case… Read More »
On June 16, 2020, Co-Directed by our own Dr. Kirk Packo, the Department of Ophthalmology at Rush Medical Center held their 16th Annual Alumni Day. We are proud that several Illinois Retina physicians presented cases covering a wide variety of topics: novel therapeutics, practicing in the era of COVID19, surgical placement of dislocated intraocular lenses… Read More »
Dr. Sohail J. Hasan MD, PhD (as President of the Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons) organized and hosted the first ever ISEPS International Virtual Town Hall on June 10, 2020. Featured speakers included Ngozi O. Ezike, MD (Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health). She gave an Illinois public health perspective and discussed the challenges of… Read More »
Dr. MacCumber’s article, Real-World Injection Intervals in Wet AMD was published in the May/June 2020 Retina Today medical Journal. The article details the results of examining data on injection intervals from the AAO’s IRIS registry. You can read the article here: https://retinatoday.com/2020/06/real-world-injection-intervals-in-wet-amd/
In conjunction with the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), our very own Dr. Kourous Rezaei initiated and organized the ASRS Fellows Virtual Lecture Series during the COVID-19 pandemic. Retina specialists across the world lectured virtually the retina surgeons in training. We are proud to be a part of this wonderful educational event. Several of our doctors… Read More »
On the surface, Orland Park may be known for its extensive shopping and eateries, however, this village-which was incorporated in 1892-also boasts over 60 parks offering plenty of options for recreation, from sports complexes to nature trails. One of the largest, Centennial Park Aquatic Center is located just south of the Orland Park medical offices’… Read More »
Dr. MacCumber recently moderated a session on Gene Therapy and presented at the 43rd Macula Society meeting in San Diego. The topic of his presentation was “Suprachoroidal Delivery for Ocular Gene Therapy”. Read more about the Macula Society.
When you visit our Hinsdale office, you’ll find it warm and inviting from the impressive Colonial style building to the new two-story spacious atrium with comfortable seating. The Salt Creek and a park-like setting surrounds the office and it can be easily reached by either Interstate 294 or Interstate 55. The downtown area of Hinsdale… Read More »
Dr. MacCumber spoke at Spark Therapeutics in Austin, TX on implementing genetic testing for inherited retinal disease into the practice of Retina.
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 2020 American Uveitis Society Winter Symposium in Park City, Utah. Her talk was on “Suprachoroidal Triamcinolone Acetonide and Intraocular Pressure: Results of Phase 3 PEACHTREE Clinical Trial… Read More »