Suburban Retina, Ltd. Response to COVID-19.
To Our Patients:
Suburban Retina, Ltd., has been monitoring developments with COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus). When responding to an infectious disease, our Practice closely follows the recommendations made by our state and county health department. We also monitor and follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plus the World Health Organization.
Coronaviruses is a virus that can cause respiratory problems. Symptoms include fever, cough and difficulty breathing. The virus is spread like the flu by coughing and sneezing. Symptoms may appear between 2 to 14 days after exposure.
What Is The Practice Doing
Our staff is taking necessary steps to prepare for the potential spread of Coronavirus. Prevention is a priority. Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces that are frequently touched is important. All staff are following strict procedures for frequent and thorough cleaning and disinfecting.
The Practice has taken these steps outlined in our emergency plan:
Maintenance & Cleaning staff has begun wiping down all surfaces that are frequent points of contact. Staff will be using disinfectant and germicidal wipes more frequently each day. Wiping down handrails and doorknobs is already a part of daily duties when employees are cleaning.
In addition, the staff is also taking the following necessary steps:
Screening when confirming appts. Having patients check-in from their car.
Screening when patients are checking in. Rescheduling non-urgent appts.
What can I do to stay healthy
Follow the same precautions recommended for avoiding colds and flu. If you believe that you may have been exposed to coronavirus, consult with your doctor or health care provider as soon as possible.
More About Coronavirus Prevention
Use soap and water to wash hands frequently
Cover your cough or sneeze
Clean and disinfect surfaces frequently
Avoid close contact with anyone who has flu symptoms
You should know that the practice will continue to monitor this situation. Our first priority is the safety and health of everyone. We will update our patients with any new information that becomes available.
Welcome to Suburban Retina, Ltd.
Suburban Retina, Ltd. is a patient-centered practice that provides comprehensive medical and surgical care of vitreoretinal diseases. Our board-certified ophthalmologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases and are committed to providing their patients with cutting-edge treatments in a comfortable, welcoming setting.
Situated in in Lombard, Elgin and Oak Park, Suburban Retina, Ltd. has three Chicagoland location to best serve patients. In addition to clinic hours, our retinal specialists are available 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week to patients and referring physicians alike. Our friendly staff is dedicated to outstanding patient care and we are sure that your next visit will be a pleasant one!
Conditions We Treat
- Age related macular degeneration
- Diabetic eye disease
- Retinal vascular (artery and vein) occlusions
- Flashes and floaters
- Retinal tears
- Retinal detachments
- Macular hole
- Macular pucker (epiretinal membrane)
Services We Provide
- Ocular coherence tomography (OCT)
- Fluorescein angiography
- Intravitreal injections
- Retinal Laser
- Ocular ultrasound
- Retinal cryotherapy (Freezing treatment)
- Pneumatic retinopexy
- Scleral buckle
130 S. Main Street, Suite 303
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: (630) 424-9877
Fax: (630) 424-9878
Oak Park Office
715 Lake Street, Suite 120
Oak Park, IL 60301
Phone: (708) 358-0701
Fax: (708) 358-0702
1435 N. Randall Road, Suite 401
Elgin, IL 60123
Phone: (224) 227-6159
Fax: (224) 227-6633