King-Devick Test

This January, the Mayo Clinic licensed the King-Devick Test, developed by 1976 alumni Alan King and Steven Devick while attending ICO. Measuring saccadic performance as it relates to reading ability, the test is used to detect concussions…


Anthony Barone

For the first edition of this new feature, ICO’s very own “Godfather” allowed staff photographer Brian Holloway to follow him around on January 23,…


Julie Berg Ryan, OD ’75, MSEd

College Football: I’m a fan. I’m a person who can watch anybody play, but I do make an effort to watch the Big Ten because I’m from Iowa. I try to watch the University of Iowa every…


Trending Spring 2015

Instagram, February 10: The #AOA is at the IEI today, filming a piece for Save Your Vision Month (March!). We can’t wait to see the…


Editor’s Note

From your first view of the cover, you probably noticed something different about this issue of ICO Matters. After five years with our previous…

Cloud Gate Last Look

It was only dedicated in 2006, but considering its popularity, it seems like Cloud Gate–affectionately known as “The Bean”–has been around forever. Artist Anish Kapoor constructed the quintessential Millennium Park attraction by welding 168 stainless steel plates together and burnishing them to a high polish so that no seams are visible.

Photo by Christopher Bugajski, ’15