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.
Meeting News Coverage

Costa launches progressive sun lens design

March 6, 2013
ATLANTA – Costa’s Rx division announced here at SECO the launch of its C-Scape progressive to accommodate the distance vision needs of…
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Optovue releases normative database, low-cost fundus camera

March 6, 2013
ATLANTA – Optovue announced here at SECO that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved it normative database for the iVue spectral…
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Genetics, microbiology the answer for MRSA

March 5, 2013
ATLANTA — Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is still the infectious bacteria optometrists – and all of health care –…
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Speaker: Know signs of retinitis pigmentosa, not just symptoms

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2013
ATLANTA – Although it is a rare hereditary disease, clinicians must never discount retinitis pigmentosa as a potential diagnosis, and because…
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Injections have an important role in optometry, speaker says

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2013
ATLANTA – More optometrists will be using injectable medications for diagnostic and therapeutic primary eye care as privileges expand, a…
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FDA approves noninvasive ocular test from Freedom Meditech

March 5, 2013
ATLANTA – Company executives announced here at SECO that Freedom Meditech has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to…
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Diet affects vision, cognitive function, speaker says

March 4, 2013
ATLANTA – A presenter here at the SECO meeting explained the links between diet, age-related macular degeneration and Alzheimer’s disease…
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Speaker: For inflammation, steroids should be used boldly

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2013
ATLANTA — When making the decision to use steroids to treat inflammation, optometrists should prescribe an aggressive dosing frequency…
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Vistakon to discontinue three Acuvue brands

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2013
ATLANTA – Vistakon Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care announced here at SECO that it will discontinue three of its older Acuvue…
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Keeler introduces new portable slit lamp

March 4, 2013
ATLANTA – Keeler announced the availability of its new portable slit lamp, the PSL One, designed specifically for optometrists, at a press…