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

Industry leaders recognize strong influence of optometric practices

February 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Participants on an industry panel here at the Ophthalmic Innovation Summit held during SECO agreed that optometry’s…
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Private equity is the right thing for optometry – maybe

February 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — The last few years have demonstrated that optometry is attractive to private equity. Experts here at SECO delved into why it is…
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Know the potential hazards of eyelash lift, extensions

February 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Bridgitte Shen Lee, OD, sees one new patient a day with a cosmetic eyelash problem; in her talk here at SECO she said there are…
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VIDEO: Amniotic membranes changing treatment for OSD

February 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – "Amniotic membranes have changed the way we provide treatment for ocular surface disorders like advanced ocular surface disease…
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VIDEO: Dark adaptation a biomarker for AMD

February 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Practitioners can use the AdaptDx by Maculogix to test a patient’s dark adaptation, which can be a biomarker for AMD…
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One step to ‘eradicate practice poverty’ is to reduce debt, review expenses

February 21, 2019
NEW ORLEANS —Because of the “cash flow pinch” and because, “growth as a business is not linear,” optometrists must…
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VIDEO: OD uses RightEye technology to build practice

February 21, 2019
 NEW ORLEANS – Kristopher May, OD, FAAO, implemented RightEye at his practice, Coldwater Vision Center, a few months ago. “The…
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VIDEO: OIS debuts at SECO

February 21, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – The Ophthalmic Innovation Summit, also known as OIS, had its debut in optometry here at the SECO meeting. Co-chair J. James
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Alcon GM looks forward to flexibility after spinoff

February 21, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – “We’re excited to be independent so we can focus on eye care,” Eric Bruno, Alcon’s general manager of…
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‘Industrial revolution’ brings immediate access, convenience to optometric care

February 21, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Eye care is experiencing a wave of effects from the fourth industrial revolution resulting from “superintelligence”…