Illinois College Of Optometry

Illinois College Of Optometry

The Illinois College of Optometry is one of the world’s leading urban optometric institutions. Located in Chicago, ICO resides in the educational and healthcare corridor along with the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Mercy Medical Centers.

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Optometry Bills We Fought for in Washington, D.C. (CAC 2016)

Students, optometrists, and optometry advocates were in Washington, D.C. last week to advocate for legislation that will absolutely affect the way you practice , the care you’ll be able to provide to your patients, and the access/cost of that care your patients will receive. As informed, well-rounded future optometrists, it’s essential to stay up to date with …

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Meet Our Incoming and Outgoing Leadership!

The American Optometric Association releases their Eyes on the Future newsletter every month. They recently interviewed our outgoing Executive Director, ICO 4th year Ben Emer, and 1st year UMSL student Peter Jacques, who is taking over the reigns of OptometryStudents.com. The interviews have some great advice for students, so take a look at the links below! Ben Emer Interview (pictured …

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Optometry’s Meeting 2015: Event Recap and iPad mini Winner!

Big thanks to everyone who participated in our survey, chatted with us, and played video games at our booth during Optometry’s Meeting last month. We had a great time getting to know students at the exhibit hall and parties, hearing feedback and suggestions for OS, and maybe inspiring some future OS writers! Student feedback about …

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Learning Opportunity for Pre-Optometry Students: Optometry Virtual Fair

The Association of School and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) is pleased to announce their next Virtual Fair on April 21 for pre-optometry students. The Fair is an online event that provides a fantastic opportunity for you to learn about all 21 Doctor of Optometry programs by live chatting with admissions professionals from each school from virtually …

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Protect and Grow YOUR Profession: Congressional Advocacy Conference 2015

Many of you may have been to Optometry’s Meeting, AAO, or Vision Expo, but have you been to the most important conference of them all? The one that directly impacts your future, what you’ll be able to do in the exam room, and the access to care that your patients have? Students from all over …

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Awesome Giveaways at SECO 2015!

Going to SECO 2015 in Atlanta? If you’ll be attending, keep an eye out for the OptometryStudents.com team! This Friday we’ll be roaming the Exhibit Hall and hanging out at the Student Party. On Saturday, we’ll be at the Student Symposium, around the Exhibit Hall, and at the student stipend pick-up ($100!!) in the Focal Point Lounge Area (3:00pm …

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Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2014

Happy New Year 2015 from our entire OptometryStudents.com team! From optometry students to optometrists and everyone involved in our wonderful profession, we’d like to thank you for making 2014 the best year yet for OptometryStudents.com! Our team works throughout the year to bring content that will help you get the most out of your optometry …

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