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Welcome to Retina Consultants Ltd., a medical and surgical retina practice serving the greater Chicago area with offices in Des Plaines, Libertyville, Elgin, Lisle, Hickory Hills and Wilmette, Illinois.  Retina Consultants Ltd. has been providing unmatched care to the Chicago area for over 35 years.

The team specializes in adult retinal disease, pediatric retinal disease, inherited retinal disease, ocular oncology, and uveitis. Some of the many services Retina Consultants Ltd. offers include those for:  Adult and pediatric retinal detachment, retinal tears, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, flashes/floaters, retinal vascular disease, macular hole, macular pucker, uveitis, trauma, intraocular malignancies, intraocular infections, evaluations for Plaquenil toxicity, retinopathy of prematurity, retinoblastoma, pediatric inherited retinal disease and more.

If you need an appointment or have an inquiry, call us today.

What we offer



Our practice accepts all major forms of insurance. However, not every doctor takes every form of insurance. Please call the office to confirm if your insurance plan is approved. If you have an HMO, please bring a copy of your referral to your visit.

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2021 Office Guideline Update

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are taking extra precautions in our office and continue to follow the protocols given to us by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and local governing agencies.


Words from our patients

  • 5 star

    "Took me as an emergency case and got me in right away. The staff is always professional. I am very pleased with the care I have received. Great follow up."

    Robert B.
  • 5 star

    "Dr. Galasso was thorough and knowledgeable. I'm going to make an appointment for the beginnings of macular degeneration. Hopefully, we caught it early."

    Judith W.
  • 5 star

    "Great place. Dr. Blair is by far one of the best and helonsave my vision."

    Kevin B.
  • 5 star

    "My son began seeing Dr. Michael Shapiro when he was an infant. Dr. Shapiro saved my son's sight."

    Stacy C.
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