Illinois Retina Associates is the Midwests leading practice devoted to diagnosing and treating diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous. Our highly trained doctors specialize in diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, vascular occlusive diseases, uveitis and more. We also have a fellowship-trained ocular oncologist, who treats cancer of the eye.Since we opened our practice in 1976, Illinois Retina Associates has been committed to innovation, excellence and providing you with the best eye care available anywhere.To ensure our patients have access to the latest and most effective treatments, Illinois Retina Associates has been a continuous participant in both national and international research studies for nearly four decades. We have participated in dozens of studies conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Eye Institute (NEI) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).At Illinois Retina Associates, we integrate your retina treatment with the care provided by your referring doctor, who remains an important participant in your eye care. Thats why we keep your doctor fully informed of all care you receive from start to finish.