Dr. Ticho earned his Medical Degree in 1987 from the University of Michigan where he
graduated cum laude in a combined premedical/medical program. He completed a residency in
ophthalmology at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary and a fellowship in pediatric
ophthalmology and adult strabismus fellowship at the Children’s Memorial Hospital and
Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Board Certified, Dr. Ticho has received the award
for Top Doctors: Chicago Metro Area from Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for ten straight years.
He has particular expertise in treatment of strabismus, amblyopia, tear duct obstruction, ptosis,
retinopathy of prematurity and the correction of age-related eyelid changes. He is a local leader
in the use of Femtosecond Lasers for the advanced management of cataracts. As associate
professor, Dr. Ticho has taught hundreds of ophthalmologists at both the University of Illinois,
Rush University – Chicago and Childrens Memorial Hospital.