Several of the physicians at Illinois Retina ran a journal club going through several interesting papers with our surgical retinal fellows. It was a lively zoom call as usual covering a variety of topics – both medical and surgical retina. Thanks Drs. Packo, MacCumber, Merrill, Rezaei, Chaturvedi, & Sabherwal and our illustrious fellows Dr. Dajani… Read More »
Dr. Merrill was quoted in an article published on Healio’s website on November 19, 2020. The article discusses how COVID-19 changes uveitis treatment management. Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/3oeGb7F
Dr. Rezaei was an invited moderator at the prestigious American Academy of Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day Virtual Annual Meeting. Retina specialists from around the world presented innovative surgical techniques utilized for the management of complex vitreoretinal diseases.
Dr. MacCumber served on the expert panel on diabetic retinopathy during the American Academy of Ophthalmology Virtual Annual Meeting this month. Dr. MacCumber is a Vice Chair of the DRCR Retina Network, the largest retinal research network funded by the National Eye Institute.
Dr. Rezaei was an invited Moderator and Speaker at the Retina World Congress 2020 E-Live Virtual Event: Beyond the Silk Road Challenging Vitreoretinal Cases. Retina specialists from Chinese Ocular Fundus Disease Society, Retina World Congress, and Europe presented innovative surgical techniques utilized for the management of complex vitreoretinal diseases.
We are proud to announce that Dr. Merrill’s article “Efficacy and Safety of Intravitreal Sirolimus for Noninfectious Uveitis of the Posterior Segment” was published in the October Ophthalmology/AAO Journal. Read more here: https://bit.ly/34EpxaM
Dr. Rezaei was an invited Chair, Moderator and Speaker at the EURETINA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. EURETINA is the largest retina meeting in the world. Retina specialists from around the globe presented cutting edge therapies and innovative surgical techniques utilized for the management of vitreoretinal diseases. Check out the agenda here: https://bit.ly/2GVNOiX
Dr. Hasan was invited to speak as an expert panelist at the 2020 American Academy of Ophthalmology Virtual Fall Council Meeting on October 17, 2020. As President of the Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and Alternate Councilor for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Hasan discussed the impacts and adjustments of ophthalmologists in… Read More »
This image was chosen by the Retina Image Bank as the image of the week and is featured proximately on the home page of their website https://imagebank.asrs.org/#newest. The image of a patient of Dr. Merrill’s that has proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy with Traction Retinal Detachment OS. The image was taken by Oak Park photographer, Karen. Congratulations… Read More »
Dr. Rezaei was an invited speaker at the Brazilian Retina and Vitreous Society Trends and Pearls in Vitreoretinal Surgery 2020 Virtual Meeting. Retina specialists from around the world presented complex surgical case presentations which were discussed by a global panel of experts.