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Snapshot of the Illinois College of Optometry signage from the second floor

Losing Sight

I won’t front, first year has been very challenging. I know, I know, it’s professional school. I figured it was going to be tough coming in,…

ICO students eagerly looking through nicely priced frames at then annual SVOSH frame sale. Each frame is discounted and there is a donation for each frame sale towards the SVOSH mission trips. Illinois College of Optometry

Annual ICO Frame Sale

This past week, we had one of my favorite events on campus: our annual frame sale! A bunch of different frame manufacturers came to ICO and…

ICO 3rd year students in front of Second Sense, a vision rehabilitation clinic, Illinois College of Optometry

Discovering Second Sense

Recently, a few members of ICO’s Low Vision Rehabilitation Club took a trip up to the Loop for a tour of Second Sense. Second Sense is an…

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…