The Irwin Retina Center at Ingalls is truly a unique place for patients to have their eyes cared for, offering everything from screenings and diagnosis to highly complex surgery by a team of world-renowned retinal experts.
The center also features one of the most well-equipped operating rooms in the Chicago area dedicated solely to retinal surgery, and a treatment program specifically for patients with age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
What’s more, the Irwin Retina Center is internationally known for its contributions to education and research. Many of our retinal specialists hold academic positions at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and train residents and fellows.
The Irwin Retina Center participates in a number of research grants and clinical trials sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute. There are also numerous FDA studies on new drugs and treatments for retinal diseases and specifically, macular degeneration. Patients or families interested in participating in clinical research can read about Ingalls current clinical trials online or call 708.596.8710 for more information.