See It First at SECO.

In optometry and all its related fields, success comes down to good patient care. And good patient care comes down to keeping up with the latest scientific and clinical advances, improving your operations and providing your patients with a wide selection of eye care products available.

For an important first look at what’s next, attend SECO 2018, the world’s largest conference for optometrists and ophthalmic professionals. Learn from experts, draw from their experience and see for yourself what new technologies, treatments, strategies and innovations will keep your practice thriving. See ideas at work. See technology in progress. See you in New Orleans February 20-24, 2019!

SEE everything happening at SECO 2018! Click through the program book below and get excited. Remember there’s still time to register!

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Ophthalmic Technicians

Optometric Students/Residents



Ophthalmic Professionals / Optical Administration


An exciting series for all health care professionals, this Saturday business management program focuses on improving profitability in your practice through proven strategies in marketing, management, analytics, human resources, accounting, business proposal drafting and more.

EyeStyles – Fashion Show

SECO Fashion Show: Pairing expert education with haute couture, SECO’s fashion show showcases iconic shapes, chic frames, exclusive brands, and all the latest trends, colors and silhouettes to stock your inventory for 2018.

See the latest trends for the 2019 eyewear fashion line on Friday, March 2, 2018 – 11:15am at the Focal Point Lounge.

Practice IQ Pavilion

This brand-new pavilion features aesthetic eye care, facial treatments and aesthetic surgical and non-surgical applications, plus other non-standard ocular products—all designed to help you capture more business, bring in new revenue streams and boost your bottom line.

Presentation Theatres – FREE CE credits in the exhibit hall

Education takes center stage in three days of expert-led education sessions that allow optometry professionals to gain FREE continuing education credits.

Check back soon for topics being presented in the Essilor Presentation Theatre and the VSP Presentation Theatre.

Learning Lounge – FREE learning in the exhibit hall

New to the exhibit hall, the Learning Lounge will offer an informal educational environment where optometric professionals can hear from industry leaders on the latest in exciting trends in the optometric field.

Plus, experience the NEW Google Talks! Join Liz Austin from Google as she shares cutting-edge strategies for finding new patients and growing your eye care business with Google. You’ll discover how getting to know your current clients can help bring in new ones, and how you can use online metrics to build a better marketing strategy. Take advantage of insider marketing secrets and Unlock Practice Growth With the Power of Online Marketing.

Thursday, March 1

1:00PM – CooperVision presentation: topic TBD – Stop by for your chance to win a $50* AMEX gift card for attending.

3:00PM – Google Talks – Unlock Practice Growth with the Power of Online Marketing

Friday, March 2

2:00PM – Google Talks – Unlock Practice Growth with the Power of Online Marketing

Saturday, March 3

2:30PM – Google Talks – Unlock Practice Growth with the Power of Online Marketing

*limited opportunities available

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