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Sep 2017

IOA Names Dr. Geoffrey Goodfellow Optometrist of the Year

The Illinois College of Optometry is delighted to congratulate Geoffrey Goodfellow, OD, FAAO, on being named 2017 Optometrist of the Year by the Illinois Optometric Association. This is the highest honor the IOA can bestow on a fellow optometrist. The award was given at the IOA’s annual convention, which took place September 14-17, 2017, in Wheeling, Illinois. In addition to being a beloved Associate Professor,…

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Sep 2017

Summer 2017 Dean’s List

The following students earned a spot on the Dean’s List for the Summer quarter of the 2017-18 school year by achieving a quarterly GPA of 3.5 or better and earning no grade below a B or H (honors) in all third and fourth year patient care courses:


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Sep 2017

ICO Announces 2017 Alumni Association Award Recipients

The annual Alumni Association Awards are always distributed during ICO Homecoming. This year’s event will occur later than usual, as Homecoming will be sharing a weekend with Academy- October 13-14, 2017. We have already named this year’s awardees. These distinguished individuals represent professional achievement, leadership in education, and excellence in philanthropy. Congratulations to the 2017 ICO Alumni Association Award Recipients: Alumnus of the Year Award…

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Aug 2017

President’s Welcome and White Coat Ceremony 2017

Join the Illinois College of Optometry in officially welcoming the Class of 2021 to their professional education on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Parent’s Orientation 9 a.m., ICO Lecture Center President’s Welcome/White Coat Ceremony 11 a.m., ICO Lecture Center Doors open for guests with tickets at 10:30 a.m.    Parking Guests with tickets can park for free in the ICO parking garage depending upon availability. Entrance…

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Aug 2017

Eidon Wide-Field Camera Installed in Illinois Eye Institute

The Illinois College of Optometry has installed a new Eidon Wide-Field Camera in the Illinois Eye Institute. The camera could become a permanent fixture in the clinic after a trial period. It offers a range of benefits over traditional fundus photography. Explains Dr. Michael Chaglasian, the Eidon Wide-Field Camera is an “excellent, easy to use” imager that can produce “quality images of small pupils through cataracts.”…

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Jul 2017

Illinois College of Optometry Earns Continued Accreditation, Advancing its Esteemed Reputation

The Illinois College of Optometry recently earned continued accreditation, following a comprehensive review by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education. The accreditation process includes an institutional self-study, external review and site visit to assess the quality of education programs against predetermined standards. “The ICO community earned every bit of this accreditation. The process that the institution goes through is extensive and there is not a…

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Jul 2017

Corneal Cross-linking Begins at the Illinois Eye Institute

In a previous announcement, we shared that epi-off corneal cross-linking (KXL) would soon be offered in the Illinois Eye Institute. This non-invasive procedure benefits patients with conditions like keratoconus or ectasia. On Thursday, July 20, Dr. Osvaldo Lopez brought KXL to the IEI for the first time. Several ICO students, doctors, and technicians contributed to success of this inaugural procedure. “It went perfectly,” says Clinic…

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Jul 2017

Spring 2017 Dean’s List

The following students earned a spot on the Dean’s List for the Spring quarter of the 2016-17 school year by achieving a quarterly GPA of 3.5 or better and earning no grade below a B or H (honors) in all third and fourth year patient care courses:


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Jun 2017

Victories for ICO at Optometry’s Meeting 2017

Students, faculty, and staff from the Illinois College of Optometry traveled to Washington, D.C. for Optometry’s Meeting 2017. ICO participated in all aspects of the conference between June 20 and 24, from research presentations to an American Optometric Association rally on Capitol Hill. The weekend was full of wins for ICO. Students Aaron Nichols and Mohammed Johma won Second Place in the Walmart/Sam’s Club Project…

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Jun 2017

ICO Private Practice Club Wins 2017 Preston Cup

The ICO Private Practice Club was awarded The Preston Cup at the 2017 SOLutioN Conference in Dallas, Texas. This honor is given to the most active and inspiring private practice club among all North American optometry schools. ICO’s PPC also won this award in 2015, making this year’s Preston Cup part of a quickly growing legacy. The Cup was accepted by current PPC president Mohammed Johma and…

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