Where Opticians Look First
The reality is clear. Today’s eye care marketplace is more competitive than ever—and to succeed, you need to provide excellent, knowledgeable service and stay current with the latest eyewear trends and technologies. SECO 2018 gives you a complete view of everything important to opticians right now, in specialized continuing education courses, Optometry’s Marketplace™, and professional events with colleagues who share your challenges.
Targeted Education for Opticians
Focus on exactly what’s relevant to you in courses specifically designed to help you excel. Here’s a sampling:
|#712 – The 21st Century Optician||Thursday, March 1||Donna Suter|
|#716 – Removing the Stigma from Astigmatism||Thursday, March 1||Mile Brujic, OD|
|#906 – Mentoring New Opticians Learning Lab||Thursday, March 1||William Underwood, PhD|
|#721 – Ethical Guidelines for Contact Lens Dispensing: When to Refer?||Thursday, March 1||Jane Buckland|
|#742 – Tonometry and Pachymetry||Friday, March 2||Keisha Elder, OD, MS|
|#911 – VEP/ERG Learning Lab||Friday, March 2||Nate Lighthizer|
|#768 – Georgia Opticianry Laws and Rules||Saturday, March 3||Diane Drake, LDO|
|#793 – Advanced Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye||Saturday, March 3||Diane Drake, LDO|
|#799 – An Optician’s Guide to Visual Impairment||Sunday, March 4||William Underwood, PhD|
Or see a full listing of available courses through the Course Finder.
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™.
- ClearVision Optical
- Costa Sunglasses
- Essilor of America
- Fashion Optical Displays
- HOYA Vision Care
Special Events for Opticians
Connect with our professional community, renew relationships and create new ones—SECO 2018’s well-attended social activities bring together opticians 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