Dr. Susan Fowell, the founder of Northern Illinois Retina, has been providing retinal surgery since 1991.
When you visit Northern Illinois Retina, you can be confident your vision is in the hands of one of the finest specialists in the country. Susan Fowell, M.D. is board certified in Ophthalmology and has completed a retinal fellowship for advanced training in the diagnosis, treatment, and surgery of the retina and vitreous.
Our practice does not provide primary eye care services such as prescribing eyeglasses, evaluating or treating problems involving the front of the eye, or performing cataract and LASIK surgery. Our physician typically sees patients who have been referred by a comprehensive ophthalmologist, optometrist, general practitioner, or endocrinologist who has determined they have potentially serious disease involving the retina and/or vitreous gel in the back of the eye.
Retinal Surgery Includes:
- Scleral buckling surgery
- Vitrectomy (Vitreous surgery)
- Laser surgery of the eye