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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.

Experts tout Rhopressa use in early glaucoma

March 1, 2018
ATLANTA — Last year was an exciting time for new glaucoma drugs, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO, said at SECO. A Rho kinase inhibitor, Rhopressa…
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VIDEO: Aggressively monitor for change in glaucoma, consider surgery

March 1, 2018
ATLANTA – Murray Fingeret, OD, speaking here at SECO, urged clinicians to be more aggressive in monitoring glaucoma patients for change, noting…
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VIDEO: Drugs, devices bring ‘new era’ of glaucoma care

March 1, 2018
ATLANTA – “A new era of glaucoma management has arrived,” J. James Thimons, OD, said here at SECO. Thimons discussed how Rhopressa…

Entrepreneur encourages ODs to focus on bigger, future picture

April 7, 2017
Serial entrepreneur Troy Hazard and Andrew Neukirch, OD, shared their perspectives on how to embrace and overcome the challenges eye care providers…
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VIDEO: ODs should recommend surgeon, procedure to patients who need transplants

March 13, 2017
ATLANTA – Peter Veldman, MD, presented a special session on corneal transplantation here at SECO, urging optometrists to learn about all…
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VIDEO: Refractive cataract surgery, astigmatism management go hand-in-hand

March 10, 2017
ATLANTA – Elizabeth Yeu, MD, a panelist for a SECO special session on cornea, said preoperative evaluation and care of the patient with…
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Meibomian gland imaging shows increasing dropout rates

March 9, 2017
ATLANTA – “Start looking at patients’ meibomian glands, and you will be surprised at how much meibomian dropout you’ll be…
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OCT angiography will play role in managing choroidal retinal degeneration

March 8, 2017
ATLANTA – “Macular degeneration is the most common and maybe the most complex choroidal retinal degeneration. It started to be understood…
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Surgeon prefers DMEK for corneal transplants

March 7, 2017
ATLANTA – When referring patients for selective corneal transplantation, “It’s important for you to think about enabling your…
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Alcon continues charitable giving

March 7, 2017
ATLANTA – Alcon took part in nearly 650 medical missions, facilitated 47,000 cataract surgeries and served more than 480,000 patients around…