Where Optometrists Look First

The reality is clear. To succeed in today’s competitive marketplace, providing high-quality patient care is only one part of the picture—you also need to run an efficient, effective practice and stay current with the latest technologies and trends in optometry. With close to 400 hours of continuing education available, SECO 2018 gives you a complete view of everything important to optometrists right now, featuring unique speakers and cutting edge content, Optometry’s Marketplace™, and professional events with fellow ODs who share your challenges.

Targeted Education for Optometrists

Focus on exactly what’s relevant to you—the cutting-edge topics covered by SECO’s accredited courses are specifically designed to help you improve patient care and run a better practice. Here’s a sampling:

Special Sessions

Gear up for Glaucoma! Thursday, March 1 James Thimons, OD / Robert Noecker, MD
Eye Cancers: From Melanoma to Retinoblastoma Friday, March 2 J. William Harbour, MD
Anterior Segment Solutions Saturday, March 3 Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
Retina 2018 Sunday, March 4 Jay Haynie, OD / Ali Zaidi, MD
Cornea Update Sunday, March 4 Joe Shovlin, OD / Andrew Bartlett, MD

Symposia Series

Thursday, March 1 Amphitheater A3 Presentation by Alcon and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care
Friday, March 2 Amphitheater A3 Presentations by Allergan and Bausch + Lomb
Saturday, March 3 Amphitheater A3 Presentations by Shire
#529 – Digging into Dry Eye Saturday, March 3 Donald R. Korb, OD, FAAO

Download the full course schedule grid here

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

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™.

  • Johnson & Johnson Vision Care
  • Allergan
  • Bausch + Lomb
  • Shire
  • MARCO Ophthalmics
  • Marcolin U.S.A

Special Events for Optometrists

Connect with our professional community, renew relationships and create new ones—SECO 2018’s well-attended social activities bring together optometrists 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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