Posts tagged ‘Illinois College of Optometry’

ICO Blogger poses with her mother at the White Coat Ceremony at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago

Earning the Color White

“There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the…

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…

seasons, ICO, Chicago skyline

What A Difference a Year Makes

The notion of linear time may be nothing more than our minds’ way of categorizing information into a chronicle.* Theories suggest that “everything that has occurred, is…

Lake Michigan, horizon

Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Marsha Benshir, a leader in neuro-optometric rehabilitation and development. She told me something I will never forget: “Vision is…

Plant sprouting and growing

Rising from Non-Optometry Roots

For some students, optometry is in their blood. Their parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles are optometrists, and they are following in their footsteps. For others, becoming…

Photo of Joe's Bar on Weed Street, ICO tradition, first Tuesday of every month

ICO Student Traditions

I have a tradition with my roommates. It started at the end of our first year, and carried over to second year. At the end of each…