We are excited and proud to share that The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) announced Dr. Kirk Packo is a Guest of Honor at AAO 2019 in San Francisco this month! Click here to read more about this and Dr. Packo.
Rush office staff, Lucy and Liz, attended the health fair for the National Women’s Health and Fitness Day. The fair was sponsored by Illinois State Senator Tony Munoz. The girls handed out information about the practice and answered questions from the attendees.
Dr. Mat MacCumber presented at The Retina Society Meeting in London recently. The talk is titled: “Injection Intervals in Treatment-Naïve Neovascular AMD Patients Who Received Anti-VEGF Agents: An Analysis of the IRIS® Registry“.
September-Healthy Aging Month. One in six Americans age 65 and older have a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. The risk of eye disease increases with age, yet many older adults neglect to see an ophthalmologist for care. To bring attention to taking care of our eyes as we age,… Read More »
September is Healthy Aging Month! Did you know that as you age, you are at higher risk of developing eye diseases and conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and glaucoma? Visit https://www.nei.nih.gov/agingeye to learn about your risk factors and what you can do to protect your sight.
The American Society of Retina Specialists presented Kirk H. Packo, MD with its inaugural service award, named in his honor. The Packo Award, which recognizes exceptional service to the Society, was presented during the 37th Annual Scientific Meeting, July 26-30 in Chicago. “Kirk Packo’s dynamic leadership and strategic innovations over the past 30 years have… Read More »
Dr. MacCumber discussed his research on epiretinal membranes at ASRS recently. Read his findings below: Authors: MacCumber, Mathew W.1,2;Parker, Paul R.1; Zeyer, John C.1,2; Institutions: Department of Ophthalmology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, United States Illinois Retina Associates, SC, Chicago, IL, United States Abstract Title: Segmentation Measurements and Disorganization of the Retinal Inner Layers… Read More »
University of Chicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial hosted its annual Ingalls Open Golf Outing this week to raise money for the Ingalls Development Foundation. Thanks to the hard work by Lisa Barker, Paul Donohue (both of Ingalls Development Foundation), the volunteers and the incredibly generous golfers, Brian Sinotte, FACHE, President, Community Health and Hospitals Division and… Read More »
Dr. Merrill’s published an article titled “Undiagnosed Ocular Syphilis Treated With Immunosuppressive Therapy” in the June, 2019 Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases. Congratulations Dr. Merrill!
We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Omar Dajani (pictured with Dr. Rezaei) to our practice’s fellowship program! He attended the University of Arkansas Medical School and completed his residency at Tufts in Boston. We are pleased to have him on our team!