Dedicated to Providing Our Patients
With Outstanding Retinal Care.

Based in Chicagoland, our board-certified ophthalmologists and retinal specialists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and diseases of the retina, vitreous and macula.

Specializing in the Diagnosis and Management of
Conditions of the Retina, Vitreous, and Macula

University Retina Physicians are fellowship-trained retinal specialists and ophthalmologists that provide expert care in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the macula, retina, and vitreous including:

Macular Degeneration

We specialize in expert management of macular degeneration, and offer multiple treatment options including intravitreal injection therapy with EYLEA, LUCENTIS, AVASTIN, reduced-fluence photodynamic therapy, and multiple clinical trials for AMD.

Diabetic Eye Disease

Our Physicians offer the latest treatments for our patients including intravitreal injection therapy, laser treatment (both conventional argon and micropulse laser), and vitreoretinal surgery

Retinal Vascular Occlusions

University Retina Physicians offer patients advanced treatment options for central retinal vein occlusions, branch retinal vein occlusions (CRVO), central retinal artery occlusions (CRAO), and branch retinal artery occlusions (BRAO).

Epiretinal Membranes / Macular Pucker Repair

All of our offices are equipped with state-of-the-art medical diagnostic imaging devices which help identify the exact pathology causing visual loss.

Retinal Detachment Repair

University Retina physicians are trained in managing retinal detachment repair with in-office procedures (such as pneumatic retinopexy) as well as with surgery (pars plana vitrectomy / scleral buckle placement). We offer emergency services for those patients requiring urgent surgery.

Macular Hole Repair

Our physicians utilize the latest surgical techniques to repair macular holes, including holes that have not closed with prior surgery.

Multiple Locations in Chicagoland

University Retina has several handicapped-accessible locations throughout Chicago which are equipped with state-of-the-art retinal diagnostic imaging devices and offer the latest treatment modalities.

Oak Forest

(708) 687-2222 (TEL)

(708) 687-3829 (FAX)

6320 W. 159th Street

Suites A, D, and E

Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Bedford Park

(708) 424-6500 (TEL)

(708) 424-2961 (FAX)

7456 South State Road

Suite 103

Bedford Park, IL 60638

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(630) 410-8357 (TEL)

(708) 863-7451 (FAX)

15900 West 127th Street

Suite 240

Lemont, IL 60439

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University Retina Physicians Have Co-Authored Medical Books and Have Published Extensively In Leading Medical Journals

In addition to being excellent clinicians, our world-class physicians have also published original research in the the world's best medical journals and have authored some of the bestselling books in ophthalmology. Here are a few samples of our work:

Massachusetts Eye and Ear     Infirmary Review of Ophthalmology
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Review of Ophthalmology, Fourth Edition (co-authored by Drs. Sheth, Bhatt, Jager)
Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Comprehensive Textbook
Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Comprehensive Textbook (co-authored by Dr. Jager)
Massachusetts Eye and Ear     Infirmary Review of Ophthalmology
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Review of Ophthalmology, Third Edition (co-authored by Dr. Jager)
Massachusetts Eye and Ear     Infirmary Review of Ophthalmology
New England Journal of Medicine Review Article on Age-Related Macular Degeneration (co-authored by Dr. Jager)

A Robust Retinal Clinical Trial Program
for Macular and Retinal Conditions

University Retina has one of the largest clinical trial programs for retinal and macular conditions in the United States and we are able to offer our patients access to many advanced therapies for macular and retinal conditions that are not available commercially.

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Our Partners

University Retina is proud to be affiliated with the following organizations:

Evening / Weekend Hours and Same-Day Appointments

University Retina provides evening, weekend and same-day appointments as needed. We always have someone on call to answer 24/7/365.

Please call 708-687-2222
to schedule an appointment.