In Focus

ICO Matters In Focus Students Serving Chicago Place Mat for Senior Citizens

Students Serving Chicago

Our students and alumni have a reputation for giving back. Keeping up with this tradition of generosity, the ICO family has participated in multiple…

ICO Matters In Focus Eyeball Student Group Photo

Eyeball

For many ICO alumni, one of the most magical nights in memory is the Eyeball. The Student Association hosts this annual formal. The elegant…

ICO Matters In Focus Retiring Faculty Photos

Faculty Members Stepping Back

Three of ICO’s longstanding faculty members are taking a step back. Each is retiring from their full-time role, then returning to teach in a…

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…

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…