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Andria Pihos, OD, FAAO

Associate Professor of Optometry; Assistant Dean for IEI Patient Care Education





Why ICO?

ICO is a great place to be. The administration and faculty are passionate and dedicated to providing students the best education possible. There is a diverse and active student body that takes advantage of all ICO and Chicago have to offer!


Dr. Pihos completed a residency in primary eye care at ICO in 2001. She joined the faculty following her residency and has enjoyed teaching at ICO ever since. She is active in the classroom, laboratory and clinical care settings. Dr. Pihos is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She also served as the primary care residency coordinator at ICO from 2005-2009.

Special Interests

Primary Eye Care, Ocular Disease


2002 Illinois College of Optometry, Primary Eye Care Residency
2001 New England College of Optometry, OD
1997 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS


2002-present Illinois College of Optometry
2001-present Part-time private practice

Awards & Honors

Professional Organizations

Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
Member, American Optometric Association
Member, Illinois Optometric Association
Consultant, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education


Winters JE, Pihos A. Sight for seniors: a summary of findings and challenges to providing community-based eye care to low-income seniors. Optometry. 2008;79:718-723.

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