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Michael Chaglasian, OD, FAAO

Chief of Staff





Why ICO?

Simply the best academic and clinical training institution for those who want to excel in Optometry.


Dr. Michael Chaglasian is an Associate Professor at the Illinois College of Optometry and Chief of Staff of the Illinois Eye Institute. He is a graduate of State University of New York College of Optometry and completed a Residency in Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He is a founding member, Immediate Past President and currently the Executive Vice President of the Optometric Glaucoma Society. Dr. Chaglasian’s clinical practice is focused exclusively on patients with glaucoma and related conditions, while co-managing surgical care as well. His research interests include perimetry and OCT technology, particularly in the collection of reference databases. Dr. Chaglasian has completed many research projects within the glaucoma field and remains actively engaged with new devices and treatments. Dr. Chaglasian has a number of published articles and is passionate about teaching fellow clinicians on the care and management of patients with glaucoma.

Special Interests

Glaucoma, OCT Technology, Reference Databases, New Technologies and Treatments


Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Primary Care/Ocular Disease Residency
SUNY College of Optometry, OD
University of Michigan, BS


Illinois College of Optometry

Awards & Honors

Professional Organizations

Optometric Glaucoma Society

American Academy of Optometry
American Optometric Associations


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