Posts by Melissa Lopez

NBEO vs. OEBC

NBEO exams are the national optometric board certifications required in the United States. OEBC is the Canadian equivalent. Some optometry students only take American boards, and others…

ICO 4th years taking the Part III for NBEO at the National Center of Clinical Testing in Optometry

What is NBEO Part 3?

Fall quarter is stressful. Why? Maybe it is just me, but this quarter has been busy. My exam schedule goes as follows: September 26: NBEO Part…

Mouth-watering Southtown Sub sandwich with fries, enjoyed by ICO blogger at the Illinois College of Optometry

Southtown Sub

I recently read an article about the best subs in Chicago. To be honest, I wouldn’t trust the list. They left out one of the all-time…

ICO Blogger with boyfriend, using SnapChat filter, glasses filter

Watching Cataract Surgery

As optometrists, we see plenty of cataracts. It is common to see patients with all types of cataracts, and we have to administer tests to determine…