Current Issue: Spring 2018

Watercolored illustrations of Spring 2018's talking heads

Myth Busters

Arol Augsburger, OD ‘Doctor, is it true that wearing glasses will make my eyes grow weaker?’ All of us who practice optometry have heard…

ICO Matters Editor's Note Lauren Faits

Spring 2018 Editor’s Note

Welcome to the first ICO Matters of 2018. By the time you’re reading this, many of the new year’s resolutions we made in January…

ICO's A Day in the Life video series

Now Playing: A Day in the Life 2

For years, ICO’s Day in the Life videos had been the College’s most popular online content. While the perspectives captured in this reality TV-style…

Meet the New Student Organizations

Two new student organizations recently debuted at ICO. Both clubs offer specific knowledge to help future doctors succeed after optometry school. Personal Finance Club…

ICO 3rd year students serve the world

Third Year Students Serve the World

Third year students in ICO-SVOSH (Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) balance studying for boards with service trips. In September, Brianna Burns, Cortney Dudley,…

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Research Update

The Illinois College of Optometry currently has 74 ongoing research projects. Of these, 53 were initiated by faculty and 21 by students. Our research…

Career Development at ICO 2018

Thank You from Career Development

ICO’s 21st Annual Practice Opportunities Symposium was held on Friday, April 13, 2018. We would like to thank all the alumni, exhibitors, faculty, and…

ICO Matters Close Up with Dr Brandys

Vincent Brandys, OD ’90

Most families avoid political discussion around the dinner table. ICO’s Senior Director of Government and External Affairs, Vincent Brandys, OD ’90, had a different…

Last Look Spring 2018 Last Look

Every year, the ICO campus celebrates Valentine’s Day with an optometric twist. Students design themed cards for people who LOVE optometry, the human eye, and of course, the College! This year’s Valentines were created by Konstantina Kalas, ’19. They were shared across social media on February 14, and are available year-round on Pinterest.