The school-based eye clinic at Princeton Elementary School is a partnership between the Illinois College of Optometry and Chicago Public Schools. The clinic opened in January 2011 and provides needed eye health and vision care to thousands of underserved Chicago Public School students.
The clinic features:
- 13 examination lanes
- Professional staff including a medical director, three ICO faculty optometrists, two case workers, three opticians, as well as 30-50 third and fourth year students performing clinical hours.
- Year-round operation to accommodate varied school calendars
- Partnerships with organizations and individuals to support the needs of the program and expand services