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Corneal Innovations in the IEI

The Illinois Eye Institute recently introduced not one, but two new procedures for patients in the Cornea Center for Clinical Excellence. The first of…

Advantages of ICO

This year, ICO is celebrating its 145th anniversary. We are proud of our legacy as the nation’s oldest, largest, and most popular optometry school. As more optometry schools open their doors…

Essentials: Gerianne Mulanix, OD ’10

There’s no place like home! …At least that’s what Gerianne Mulanix, OD ’10, would say. ICO diploma in hand, she returned to Linden, Michigan, to serve patients in her hometown. Dr. Mulanix saw potential in a pre-1900s building…

Michael Ciszek, OD ’93

Michael Ciszek, OD ’93

It’s no surprise that Michael Ciszek, OD ’93, loves Star Trek. He brings the diversity and inclusivity of the TV show into his practice…

Editor’s Note

At ICO, I occasionally hear from students as they make the journey to OD. One question I hear often is, “Then what?” As in, “I become a doctor, then what?”…

New Myopia Study Begins

In October, the Illinois College of Optometry signed an agreement with the Dr. Newton K. Wesley Foundation to support a new research project. ICO…

Students Spend Breaks Abroad

While many ICO students spend their breaks getting well-deserved R&R, some go on mission trips. Around 25 generous ICO students traveled abroad this year…

Bronzeville Pharmacy

IEI Opens Two New Areas

This winter, the Illinois Eye Institute opened two new service areas. The Bronzeville Pharmacy and Diabetic Eye Center are welcoming patients every day. The…

New on YouTube

ICO has been finding new and creative ways to make our institution shine online. If you haven’t seen our YouTube channel lately, visit www.youtube.com/user/ICOoptometry…

ICO Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday Inspires Generosity

Following Thanksgiving, ICO participated in Giving Tuesday for the third time. Funds raised on this international day of generosity went to our Charitable Care…

Trending Spring 2017

From InfantSEE to Chicago’s World Series win, we share news from ICO’s social media channels that you may have missed…

145th Anniversary Last Look

This year marks the Illinois College of Optometry’s 145th anniversary. Our institution prides itself on being the oldest optometry school in the United States. It has been a long and wonderful journey, from Dr. Henry Olin’s Chicago College of Ophthalmology and Otology to today. This striking collage shows how our name, logo, and legacy have changed over time.