Journal Club

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 on Helio

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:     

Dr. Rezaei at AAO Subspecialty Day

  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 on panel at AAO Virtual Meeting

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 Retina World Congress 2020

  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.

Dr. Rezaei at EURETINA

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:

Dr. Merrill image for Retina Image Bank

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  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 speak at Brazilian Retina

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.