WARNING: Internet Explorer does not support modern web standards. This site may not function correctly on this browser and is best viewed on Chrome, Firefox or Edge browsers. Learn More.


Central Serous Retinopathy

What is Central Serous Retinopathy? In central serous retinopathy (CSR) (sometimes called central serous choroidopathy), fluid builds up under the retina and distorts vision. Fluid leakage is believed to come from a tissue layer with blood vessels under the retina, called the choroid. CSR commonly occurs in healthy young males between 30 and 50 years… Read More

Diabetic Retinopathy

What is Diabetic Retinopathy? In the United States, diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading causes of blindness among adults. People with diabetes have difficulty controlling their blood sugar, which makes them more prone to the condition. Diabetes retinopathy occurs when someone’s blood sugar spikes, resulting in damage to the retinal blood vessels. Non-Proliferative Diabetic… Read More

Flashes and Floaters

What are floaters? The vitreous is a jelly-like substance that adheres to the retina. As we get older, the vitreous shrinks in size and pulls away from the retina. We call this a posterior vitreous detachment. This shrinkage of the vitreous can cause flashes of light and floaters. Sometimes, the vitreous pulls too hard on the… Read More

Macular Degeneration

Macular Hole

What is the macular hole? A macular hole is a small break in the macula, located in the center of the eye’s light-sensitive tissue, called the retina. The macula provides the sharp, central vision we need for reading, driving, and seeing fine detail. A macular hole can cause blurry and distorted central vision. Macular holes… Read More

Strokes of the Retina

What are retinal strokes? Eye strokes occur when blockages (occlusions) occur in arteries or veins in the retina, causing vision loss. This “stroke” is called a retinal artery occlusion. Just as strokes occur in other parts of the body because blood flow is blocked, your eye also may suffer damage when vital parts such as… Read More


Ozurdex The Ozurdex is a steroid implant that is FDA approved for retinal swelling or edema secondary to retinal venous occlusion. The Steroid is biodegradable and lasts approximately 4-6 months within the eye where it is slowly dissolved. The eye is prepped with Betadine solution to prevent any type of infection that can occur with… Read More

CMV Retinitis

What is CMV Retinitis? Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is a virus that may infect the retina and potentially cause irreversible vision loss due to retinal detachment or destruction. It is most often diagnosed in patients with a severely compromised immune system, including those with AIDS or those on chronic immunosuppressive therapy following organ transplantation. Although a… Read More

Are You Suffering From Flashes & Floaters?
Schedule a Retina Eye Exam Today!
Patient Education and Resources

Our Locations

Hinsdale Office

710 North York Road
Hinsdale, IL 60521

Gurnee Office

3477 Grand Avenue
Gurnee, IL 60031

River Forest Office

7427 Lake Street
River Forest, IL 60305