SECO

Healio brings you the highlights from SECO. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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ODs can meet increased need for primary care services

February 25, 2016
ATLANTA – “There’s a significant shortage of primary care providers in this country,” Michael H. Mittelman, OD, MPH
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Optometry continues to advance scope, struggle with insurance

February 25, 2016
ATLANTA – Despite a history of successful advocacy, optometrists are still fighting discrimination in the reimbursement arena, according to a…
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VIDEO: Antibiotic resistance increases

February 25, 2016
ATLANTA – Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, said the results of the Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring in Ocular Microorganisms (ARMOR) study…
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B+L introduces Ultra contacts for presbyopia

February 25, 2016
ATLANTA – Bausch + Lomb announced the March release of its Ultra for Presbyopia contact lenses during a press conference here at SECO. The…
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Prepare for MACRA 2019 implementation in 2016

February 25, 2016
ATLANTA – Value-based medicine will affect optometry in the near and distant future, Douglas C. Morrow, OD, said here at SECO. He explained…
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Presenter: ODs must address demand for more eye care services

February 25, 2016
ATLANTA – Optometrists provide 66% of all eye care and 77% of all first-time eye care visits. “You each need to advocate for…
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Speaker urges ODs to embrace smart glasses technology, educate patients

March 17, 2015
ATLANTA - As the public anticipates the commercial availability of Google Glass, a speaker here at SECO said the advent of the technology is…
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Volk diversifies with handheld devices

March 16, 2015
ATLANTA – Volk Optical is known for its diagnostic ophthalmic lenses, but the company is now following a diversification strategy that is…
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Cornea specialist outlines ideal candidate for cross-linking

March 12, 2015
ATLANTA – As corneal collagen cross-linking makes its way through the FDA approval process, a presenter here at SECO shared pearls for patient…
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Optometrists should include rehabilitation in glaucoma care

March 12, 2015
ATLANTA – Though there exists a plethora of research regarding the quality of life in glaucoma patients, there is little about rehabilitation…