Where Ophthalmic Professionals Look First

The reality is clear. Great Ophthalmic Professionals and Optical Administrators are in higher demand than ever—and the services you provide to patients and staff are essential to the success of your practice. To truly provide the best patient and customer care, you need to know about the latest technologies that are improving the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, as well as making sure the office runs efficiently and effectively. Get a comprehensive view of everything important in eye care right now, in expert-led continuing education courses, Optometry’s Marketplace™ and professional events with fellow eye care professionals who share your challenges.

Targeted Education for Optical Administrators

Focus on exactly what’s relevant to you—SECO’s courses are specifically designed to help you excel in your role and help you elevate your practice. Here’s a sampling:

General Session

The New Social Media
Friday, March 2
Justin Bazan, OD

#513 – The New Customer Experience Friday, March 2 Michael Kling, OD
#704 – Transitioning to a Paperless Optical Thursday, March 1 Donna Suter
#501 – Identification and Management of Ocular Trauma Resulting from Child Abuse Thursday, March 1 William Tullo, OD
#755 – The Impact of Online Shoppers Friday, March 2 Justin Bazan, OD
#519 – More Productive Staff Saturday, March 3 Lynn Lawrence
#792 – Minding Your Ps and Qs: From Pupillometry to Payroll Queries Saturday, March 3 Phernell Walker
#500 – What’s Brewing? Get in Tune with the Autoimmune Thursday, March 1 Anthony DeWilde, OD
#735 – Presbyopia: Through the Looking Glass Thursday, March 1 Jane Buckland
#510 – MRSA: A Cause for Concern Friday, March 2 Rich Mangan, OD
#915 – Advanced Imaging: A Scan and B Scan Learning Lab Friday, March 2 Nilou Soltanian, OD
#767 – Progressive Thinking: Eliminate Past Negative Experiences with Progressive Lens Saturday, March 3 Phernell Walker
#783 – Secrets of the Lens Cross Saturday, March 3 Diane Drake, LDO
#525 – Lens-based Management of Complex BV Cases Saturday, March 3 Marc Taub, OD / Samantha Slotnik, OD
#798 – Prism and Characteristics of Lenses Sunday, March 4 Diane Drake, LDO

Download the Ophthalmic Professionals schedule grid here

Download the Optical Administrator schedule grid here

Or see a full listing of available courses through the Course Finder.

Don’t forget to enroll in SECO’s Ophthalmic Professionals Certificate Program, a two-year, hands-on program that covers the key areas necessary to become a complete professional.

Must-See Exhibitors

More than 270 leading companies showcase what’s new in eye care technology, equipment, products and eye glass styles. Don’t miss these exhibitors when you tour Optometry’s Marketplace™.

  • Costa Sunglassess
  • Solutionreach
  • Marcolin U.S.A.
  • CareCredit
  • RevolutionEHR
  • The View Exhibitors

Special Events for Ophthalmic Professionals and Optical Administrators

Connect with our professional community, renew relationships and create new ones—SECO 2018’s well-attended social activities bring together eye care specialists from across the country.

Ophthalmic Professionals Party Friday, March 2, 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Bad Habits—Eye Docs of Rock Party Friday, March 2, 9:00 p.m.–midnight
Saturday Night Party featuring KC and the Sunshine Band! Saturday, March 3, 8:30 p.m.–midnight
The Tabernacle


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