ICO Matters

ICO Matters is the official alumni magazine of the Illinois College of Optometry. This publication showcases what is happening with ICO alumni, current students, and in the field of optometry. The magazine is published two times each year. The paper publication is sent by mail to all alumni of ICO, the Northern Illinois College of Optometry (NICO,) Chicago College of Optometry (CCO,) and Midwestern College of Optometry (MCO.) In addition to traditional paper mailings, all issues from 2012 onward are available on


ICO Matters content is alumni-driven. So, we want to hear YOUR news! Whether you have a new practice location or a new baby, our staff will share your story with the entire ICO family.

Please send personal announcements, class notes, and obituary information to If you have an editorial idea or wish to be an ICO Matters author, please contact magazine Editor Lauren Faits.

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