News Archive 2012


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An energetic teen regains his sight

Tyler Burress, Retina Patient Tyler Burress is an active 18-year-old who loves sports and dreams of becoming a Marine. But an accident on Christmas Day in 2011 nearly had him sidelined. While playfully wrestling [...]

Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, new Ophthalmology Chair

ARCHIVED NEWS (Dr. Varma is currently at the University of Southern California)  September 28, 2012 Rohit Varma MD, MPH has been appointed Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Associate Dean [...]

Meet the Fellows

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Meet the Residents

08/15/12 UIC welcomes six new team members Six of medicine’s brightest doctors have joined the ophthalmology residency program at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary (IEEI). From a physician who hails from a family [...]

Dr. Iris Kassem receives Knights Templar Eye Foundation Grant

07/26/12 Funding will support study of fibrosis and inflammation following pediatric eye surgery Iris Kassem, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, has received a $60,000 career-starter research grant for her study of Fibrin Membrane [...]

Aaron Jackson: Return to Independence

07/26/12 A UIC employee regains his vision and freedom Aaron Jackson has been an employee of UIC since 2000, and currently serves as the Assistant Facilities Manager for the East Campus. So when he [...]

  • UI Ophthalmology physicians named Super Doctors®

UI Ophthalmology physicians named Super Doctors®

Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary physicians named Super Doctors® Super Doctors®, a physician rating service, released the names of 31 Chicago ophthalmologists in May, including 11 who see patients at the Illinois Eye and [...]


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