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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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VIDEO: Clinical improvement may trump culture results

March 6, 2018
ATLANTA – Data suggest that nearly 50% of culture results in eye care indicate a form of Staphylococcus aureus or Staphylococcus
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Alcon announces new programs, support, spokespeople

March 5, 2018
ATLANTA – Olympic gymnast and Alcon spokesperson Laurie Hernandez explained how Alcon’s Dailies AquaComfort Plus contact lenses have…
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VIDEO: Stop drops before culturing corneal infections

March 5, 2018
ATLANTA Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD, provided tips here at SECO on triaging corneal infections into low risk, high risk, fungal and parasitic and…
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VIDEO: Consider SLT as first-line glaucoma treatment

March 2, 2018
ATLANTA – Optometrists should consider selective laser trabeculoplasty as first-line therapy for primary open-angle glaucoma, pigment…
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Optic nerve edema not always treatable

March 2, 2018
ATLANTA – Nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy and optic neuritis are two of the most common types of optic nerve edema, according to Trenton
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Optometry ‘can take back treatment’ with sustained release options for glaucoma

March 2, 2018
ATLANTA – The arc of glaucoma will be impacted by sustained release delivery methods, as compliance is the biggest contributor to progression…
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VIDEO: Lipiflow improved contact lens wear in study

March 2, 2018
ATLANTA – A multicenter study of 55 patients showed that a single vectored thermal pulsation treatment with Lipiflow (TearScience) improved…
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VIDEO: Cryopreserved amniotic membrane stimulates regenerative process

March 2, 2018
ATLANTA – Greg Caldwell, OD, said here at SECO that a cryopreserved amniotic membrane, such as the Prokera (BioTissue), maintains its natural…
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VIDEO: Full field ERG tracks macular functionality

March 2, 2018
ATLANTA -- Nate Lighthizer, OD, who presented a learning lab here at SECO on visual evoked potential and electrodiagnostic testing, said full field…
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Alcon executive stresses importance of contact lens exams

March 1, 2018
ATLANTA – “We are very much against contact lenses being prescribed without an in-person exam,” Rick Weisbarth, OD, FAAO,