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

HeartSmart brings noninvasive cardiovascular disease risk assessment to ODs

March 11, 2011
ATLANTA – HeartSmart Technologies introduced to the optometry market a new device designed to identify cardiovascular disease risk. Blaine C. Ung…
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New refractor measures to 0.05 D

March 10, 2011
ATLANTA – Vmax Vision announced the launch of the PSF Refractor and Encepsion lenses during a press conference at the SECO 2011 meeting. The PSF…
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Topcon launches new wavefront analyzer

March 10, 2011
ATLANTA – Mark Newkirk of Topcon presented the new KR-1W 5-in-1 Wavefont Analyzer at a SECO-sponsored press conference. The KR-1W has five…
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Research shows biocompatibility of new solution

March 10, 2011
ATLANTA – Here at SECO 2011, representatives from Bausch + Lomb shared with PRIMARY CARE OPTOMETRY NEWS recent study results that showed the…
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Software, hardware upgrades made to retinal imager

March 9, 2011
ATLANTA – Optos announced its new 200 Dx and V2 Vantage Pro Software (v2.6) at the annual SECO 2011 meeting. The hardware and software advancements…
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AIT introduces three new technologies

March 9, 2011
ATLANTA – AIT unveiled its SL-8U Digital Slit Lamp, its Synergy Automated Refraction System and its Edge 580 Premium Patternless Edging System here…
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Clinicians begin to recognize role of vitamin D in diabetes

March 9, 2011
ATLANTA – Recent advances in nutrition and diabetes research highlight the importance of vitamin D, according to a presenter here during a SECO 2011…
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Unexplained inflammation could indicate HIV infection

March 8, 2011
ATLANTA – HIV can present in any part of the eye, according to a presenter here at SECO. “Anytime you see unexplained inflammation, HIV infection…
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Portable, wireless perimeter launched

March 8, 2011
ATLANTA – NovaVision introduced its portable Head Mounted Perimetry unit here at the SECO meeting. The Head Mounted Perimetry (HMP) Visual Field…
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New supplement targets AMD, dry eye, diabetic retinopathy

March 7, 2011
ATLANTA – AmeriSciences announced the launch of OS2, a supplement “developed to incorporate the latest research on age-related macular degeneration…