History of the Southern Council of Optometrists
The Southern Council of Optometrists, also known as SECO International, is a non-profit association dedicated to providing leading continuing education to eye care professionals worldwide. With a rich history spanning over a century, SECO has grown into one of the largest education providers in the country.
In its early years, SECO focused on uniting optometrists in the southern region of the United States to enhance their professional knowledge and skills. The organization quickly established itself as a hub for innovative education, offering annual conferences that featured the latest research, technology, and clinical advancements in optometry. The annual SECO Congress became a flagship event, drawing eye care professionals from various parts of the country to learn, network, and discuss the future of optometry.
Over the years, SECO International expanded its reach and influence, forming partnerships with other optometry organizations, educational institutions, and industry representatives. These collaborations have allowed SECO to continue offering cutting-edge education and resources for eye care professionals, ensuring they are well-equipped to provide the highest level of patient care. Today, SECO International is a renowned organization in the field of optometry, known for its commitment to excellence in education, practice management support, and the promotion of the optometry profession.