Contact Lens Summit

SECO Contact Lens Summit

The SECO Contact Lens Summit will take place on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. This FREE event kicks off with a sponsored lunch and features two immersive 2-hour CE sessions. Explore the latest contact lens innovations and strategies to elevate patient satisfaction and profitability. All attendees are welcome, and the day concludes with a captivating dinner symposium.

500 SECO Contact Lens Summit PART I: GPs, Sclerals and Hybrids for Presbyopia

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM EST

Sidney Marcus Auditorium
CE Hours: 2

Milton Hom, OD; Ashley D. Wallace-Tucker, OD, FAAO, FSLS; Julie DeKinder, OD; Joeseph P. Shovlin, OD;

Contact lens correction for presbyopia has evolved from monovision to the more complex (hybrids and sclerals). We will cover the controversies, challenges and common ground for these options.

Learning Objectives:

Upon conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Learn about the background behind presbyopia
  • Learn about fitting presbyopic contact lenses
  • Know the differences between presbyopic contact lens types
  • Understand when and where to use hybrids and sclerals
  • Learn about monovision treatment strategies
  • Learn about the post fitting management of the presbyopic patient

501 SECO Contact Lens Summit Part II: Solving the Unsolvable - CL Case Files

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Sidney Marcus Auditorium
CE Hours: 2

Ashley D. Wallace-Tucker, OD, FAAO, FSLS; Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD; Milton M. Hom, OD; Julie DeKinder, OD

Have you ever encountered perplexing contact lens cases that left you wondering about the best approach? Delve into the world of expert contact lens practitioners as they unveil their most intricate and groundbreaking case studies from their extensive real-world contact lens files. This exclusive course invites you to journey with us and gain valuable insights into the astute strategies employed by these seasoned professionals in handling their most formidable challenges.

Learning Objectives:

Upon conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify and understand the complex ocular complications associated with post-penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) patients, including aphakia, secondary esotropia, and iris removal
  • Evaluate the considerations for selecting the most appropriate corneal GP lens, including diameter and material choices, particularly in high plus lens considerations
  • Distinguish between cosmetic and prosthetic lenses, and list tips for proficiency in fitting prosthetic lenses
  • Analyze the challenges posed by notching in scleral lenses for keratoconic patients and explore effective strategies for refitting
  • Discuss the options and benefits of myopia control in pediatric patients with a +0.25 D cycloplegic spherical equivalent refractive error.
  • Assess and address moderate astigmatism in pediatric patients (-3.00 -2.00 X 180) by exploring multiple treatment options such as soft multifocal toric contact lenses, low-concentration atropine with glasses, and orthokeratology

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