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ACA and Your Practice

A common concern I hear from practitioners across the United States is what impact the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will have on them and…

Social Skills

Fast forward five years and, well, you know the rest of the story. Social media is now a part of daily life for people…

In the Shadows

In addition to being an optometrist, Philip Hasler, OD ‘86, is the boys‘ track coach and football wide receivers coach at his local high…

ICO Commencement 2015

Brian Doyle, OD ’15, was first in the procession line. “I just noticed that my heart started beating really quickly,” he said as the…

A Discussion Among Deans

On Feb. 17, ICO’s vice president and dean for academic affairs Stephanie Messner, OD, FAAO led a phone conversation with ICO alumni Andrew Buzzelli,…

Cultural Conversations

It’s a winter day at the Illinois Eye Institute, and third-year student Vivien Yip has a jam-packed schedule, filled with classes, clinic and multiple…

Doin’ It For Themselves

Ryan Lang, OD ’12, says that upon graduation from ICO, “all of us, when we leave, want to do our thing.” Yet the “vast…

Going Greek

It’s 9:30 on a Friday morning, and about 30 third graders from Tonti Elementary School, in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood, have just arrived to…