Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SRS) Support Group
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS)
Support Group
Our newly created Steven-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) Support group had it's first meeting on March 5, 2013.

SJS Support Meeting
Next meeting Thursday September 10, 2015 - 6pm to 7pm
Building 102 Room 2619

Contact Information:
Heidi Maidl (219) 759-3878

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Patient Videos
Stevens Johnson Syndrome
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
(Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN))

Charles Bouchard, MD and Amy Lin, MD
A dermatologic disorder characterized by widespread erythema, necrosis, and bullous detachment of the epidermis and mucous membranes. Treated with an amniotic membrane transplant.
Stevens Johnson Syndrome
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Treatment at Loyola's Burn & Shock Trauma Institute
Richard Gamelli, MD, Charles Bouchard, MD and Amy Lin, MD
The Maidl family talks about how their son Ethan suffered from Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and his treatment at Loyola's Burn & Shock Trauma Institute.

In the News
Loyola University Medical Center and Charles Bouchard, MD are featured in a video and news story on CBS Chicago. Click here to read the story! Or, watch the video below.

Ethan Maidl is 11 years old, suffering from Stevens Johnson syndrome treated by Charles S. Bouchard, MD.

“It is miraculous,” said ophthalmologist Dr. Charles Bouchard, of Loyola University Medical Center, “It’s miraculous both in the treatment of the acute eye disease, and the treatment of the chronic disease.”

Bouchard explains Ethan’s vision was saved, in the nick of time, through a surgery wrapping his eyes with donated placental tissue from Cesarean sections. “It reduces inflammation. It reduces scarring. It reduces new blood vessel growth,” said Dr. Bouchard.