Current Issue: Fall 2017

ICO Matters Closer Look Adam Klemens OD '05

Adam Klemens, OD ’05

“I never thought that I’d join the Air Force,” says Adam Klemens, OD ’05. “Then, when I came into optometry school, September 11th happened.”…

ICO White Coat Ceremony Recipients Group Photo

White Coat Tradition Continues

On August 26, we welcomed 139 members of the Class of 2021 into their professional education. The Lecture Center was packed with friends and…

ICO Matters IEI Eidon Confocal Scanner

What’s New in Patient Care

The Illinois Eye Institute continues to expand the services it offers. This season alone, multiple innovations premiered in the clinic that will improve care:…

ICO Matters Illinois Optometrist of the Year Dr Goodfellow

IOA Names Optometrist of the Year

ICO is delighted to congratulate Geoffrey Goodfellow, OD ’01, FAAO, on being named the 2017 Optometrist of the Year by the Illinois Optometric Association….

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ACOE Upholds Accreditation

Following a comprehensive review by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education, the Illinois College of Optometry earned continued accreditation in April 2017. The process…

ICO Matters Enrollment Update with Dr Colip

Special Enrollment Update

Mark Colip, OD, ’92 Insisting on Quality for Future Alumni The lifeblood of any educational institution is its students. By graduating from the Illinois…

ICO Matters Editor's Note Lauren Faits

Fall 2017 Editor’s Note

I traveled with my family to St. Louis for this year’s solar eclipse. We had a great time. It was wonderful to enjoy a…

Last Look Fall 2017 – Solar Eclipse Last Look

The August 21 eclipse was a big event for optometry! To prevent solar retinopathy, the IOA handed out eclipse glasses, as did institutions like the Adler Planetarium and Chicago Public Library. ICO celebrated with a viewing. While people in southern Illinois got the best view, we could still see a partial eclipse from ICO.