Elyse L. Chaglasian, OD, FAAO


 

Associate Professor

Email: echaglas@ico.edu
Phone: 312-949-7122
Office: 2022

Elyse Chaglasian
Elyse Chaglasian

Dr. Chaglasian joined the ICO faculty in 1996, working part-time in the Cornea Center for Clinical Excellence while she was in private practice. She became a full-time faculty member in 2000, and currently serves in the Primary Care and Cornea Services. Her areas of specialty are specialty contact lens fits, anterior segment disease and refractive surgery co-management.

 

whyico_circICO provides excellence in both didactic and clinical education that is second to none. The faculty here takes pride and satisfaction in knowing they are helping to educate the next generation of eyecare providers. Our urban location provides diversity in patient encounters that encompasses routine refractive cases to complex diseases.

 

 

Specialties

primary eye care, anterior segment disease, specialty contact lenses, refractive surgery

Education

SUNY College of Optometry, OD
SUNY Albany, BA

Experience

1996-2006, 2010-present  Illinois College of Optometry 
2005-present  Mack Eye Center
2009-2010  Lundbeck, Inc.
1990-2000  North Suburban Vision Consultants, Ltd.

Publications

A New Pharmaceutical Tool. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, January 2012.

The Evolving Role of Biomarkers. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, November 2011.

Artificial Corneas: Where Are We Today. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, October 2011.

A New Treatment for MS. Co-authored with Ernest Bowling, OD, MS. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, October 2011.

Keep An Eye on Eylea. Co-authored with Ernest Bowling, OD, MS. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, September 2011.

A Preservative Free Option. Co-authored with Ernest Bowling, OD, MS. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, June 2011.

Something New For That Old Itch. Co-authored with Ernest Bowling, OD, MS. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, May 2011.

What’s New In Dry Eye – Really. Co-authored with Ernest Bowling, OD, MS. Optometric Management, April 2011.

Preserved Preparation: Friend or Foe. Co-authored with Ernest Bowling, OD, MS. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, April 2011.

Something New For That Old Itch. Co-authored with Ernest Bowling, OD. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, April 2011.

Is Beauty Skin Deep. Co-authored with Gregg E. Russell, OD. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, March 2011.

Relieve Patients’ Itchy, Irritated Eyes. Review of Optometry, March 2011.

Strategies for Success: What do you do for your contact lens-dependent patient with ocular surface disease? Co-authored with Gregg E. Russell, OD. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, April 2010.

Nasal Allergies and the Eye: What role do allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis and sinusitis play in your practice? Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, June 2009.

Pupil Measurement Utilizing The Colvard Pupillometer and a Standard Pupil Gauge with a Cobalt Blue Filter Penlight. Chaglasian EL, Akbar S, Probst LE. J Cataract Refract Surg, 2006 Feb;32(2):255-60.

Preparedness of Optometry Students For Discussing Visually Devastating Eye Disease. Chaglasian EL, Hafner J, Ellwein R. Optometric Education, Fall, 2005.

Thorazine Pigmentation, Optometric Physician, March16, 2003.

Roth Spots, Optometric Physician, July 1, 2002.

My Most Challenging Contact Lens Case, Review of Contact Lenses, 2002.

The Use of Diagnostic Trial Evaluation For Specialty Contact Lens Fitting, Optometric Management. Co-authored with S. Barry Eiden, O.D.,1991.

Awards and Honors

2011  Excellence in Education Award
1991, 1996-97  Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award
1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1996-97  Professionalism Award

Professional Organizations

Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
Member, American Optometric Association
Member, Illinois Optometric Association
Member, Cornea Section of the American Optometric Association
Member, Women Of Vision

 

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