Past SECO Webinars

11/25/2022odAutoimmune Disease and the Eye12/4/2021Anthony DeWilde, OD disease can affect every part of the eye. It is important for optometrists to recognize what ocular complications can manifest from autoimmune disease for appropriate treatment, testing, and referral.
21/25/2022odCequa: An Innovative Treatment Option for Dry Eye Disease12/4/2021Ahmad Fahmy, OD Ophthalmics Sponsor Symposium
31/25/2022odNeuro-Ophthalmic Disease in the Optometric Practice12/4/2021Carlo Pelino, OD primary eye care provider plays a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that can result in significant vision loss or even loss of life. Neuro-ophthalmic diseases frequently fit into these categories. The primary eye care provider plays a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that can result in significant vision loss or even loss of life. Topics in this lecture include demyelinating, ischemic, compressive, inflammatory, and infectious optic neuropathies and visual pathway defects.
41/25/2022odContact Lenses For Presbyopic Astigmats: Their Success is Your Success12/4/2021John Womack, OD Symposium Bausch + Lomb
51/25/2022odI’ve Got a Case of What? Sexually Transmitted Diseases and the Eye12/4/2021Julie Tyler, OD goal of this presentation is to provide a review of various sexually transmitted diseases and the corresponding ocular manifestations, with an emphasis on those conditions that allow for both topical and systemic treatment and management options. Review of several cases with discussion of treatment considerations for both the ocular and systemic manifestations will be presented as well as new literature findings, including diagnostic considerations and therapeutic measures.
61/25/2022odContemporary Prescribing of Oral Medications in Eye Disease11/13/2021Jessica Steen, OD, FAAO course presents the contemporary management of systemically administered medications used to treat eye disease. Clinical application of prescribing indications, potential adverse reactions, emerging resistance and alternative medication choices are discussed. Additionally, practical guidelines for the responsible prescription of opioid medications will be discussed.
71/25/2022odGlaucoma Grab Bag: Practical Guidelines for Effective Glaucoma Management11/13/2021Danica J. Marrelli, OD's more to glaucoma therapy than a prostaglandin! This lecture will review all classes of glaucoma medications, including the two newest additions to the market. Incorporating new medications, use of generics, and stepped therapy are discussed. The pros, cons, and timing of laser trabeculoplasty will also be presented.
81/25/2022odBausch & Lomb INFUSE™: An Infusion of Innovation11/13/2021John Womack, OD Symposium
91/25/2022odHey Presbyopia, Meet Your Match11/13/2021Jennifer Palombi, OD Symposium
101/25/2022odOCT and OCT Angiography in Retinal Disease11/13/2021Gregory A. Caldwell, OD course will discuss OCT and OCT-A for retinal disease by reviewing anatomy and structure then emphasizing the numerous clinical applications via case-based presentations.
111/25/2022odSECO Presents Steering Clear of Malpractice3/26/2020Paul C. Ajamian, OD an era of increasing litigation for anything against anyone, the doctor of optometry is driving on thin ice. This course will cover practical reminders on avoiding malpractice using actual court cases.
121/25/2022odSECO Presents: How to Add Teleoptometry To Your Practice Now!3/31/2020Michael Rothschild, OD as he walks you through the step-by-step process to add a telemedicine component to your practice immediately. Dr. Rothschild has done the research, been practicing teleoptometry, and has a solid understanding of the latest regulations and reimbursement requirements. This is a session you can’t afford to miss.
131/25/2022odSECO Presents: Why You Need An Online E-store Now & What Options Are Available4/1/2020Trudi Charest Trudi Charest from Marketing4ECP’s as she walks you through why e-commerce is essential to your business right now and how to get started. Trudi has done the research and will provide you with actionable ideas as well as numerous resources to guide you through starting this timely initiative.
141/25/2022odSECO Presents New Technologies and Pharmacology: A Look into the Future4/2/2020Chris Wroten, OD fast-paced, multimedia look at emerging pharmaceuticals,novel drug delivery systems, innovative "eye tech", and advances in ophthalmic surgery. Also discussed will be cutting edge stem cell and gene therapy research and new diagnostic and therapeutic innovations poised to impact eye care.
151/25/2022odSECO Presents Off the Menu: A Nutritional Approach to Dry Eye4/9/2020Melissa Barnett, OD lecture will review the clinical benefits and indications of nutrition in dry eye, including the best diets and and beneficial vitamins. The highly debated topic of Omega supplementation and the Dry Eye Assessment and Management (DREAM) study will be reviewed.
161/25/2022odSECO Presents My Newest Favorite Cases4/16/2020Paul Ajamian, OD course will review some relevant principles of diagnosis and management through cases seen at one of the nations largest referral centers.
171/25/2022odSECO Presents Ophthalmic Therapeutic Drug Update4/23/2020Tammy Than, OD course reviews the newest topical and systemic medications useful in the treatment of ocular disease. Benefits of using the new drugs over existing medications will be discussed along with contraindications and potential side effects. The use of case examples will emphasize the clinical indications.
181/25/2022odGetting To Know Your OCT4/30/2020Brad Sutton, OD course covers the scientific principles behind OCT technology, both current and emerging, and the clinical indications for its use. The majority of the course consists of clinical case examples highlighting the use of OCT in patient care and management. Several conditions including macular edema, VMTS, ERM, macular hole, AMD, PED, neurosensory retinal detachment, glaucoma, NAION, ONH drusen, solar maculopathy, outer retinal tubules, and many others are covered.
191/25/2022odSECO Presents When Good Drugs Go Bad: Ocular Adverse Side Effects5/6/2020Tammy Than, OD course will review systemic medications associated with ocular adverse drug reactions. The course will also present recommendations for monitoring patients on these medications
201/25/2022odSECO Presents The Disease of Myopia and Strategies for Myopia Control5/14/2020Melissa Barnett, OD is an independent risk factor for glaucoma, cataracts and retinal detachment.This lecture reviews current myopia risk factors, prevalence, progression, management and marketing strategies to help the doctor manage myopia appropriately.
211/25/2022odSleep Apnea and the Eye5/21/2020Brad Sutton, OD course covers systemic sleep apnea and the multiple ocular conditions that can be associated with it. The diagnosis of sleep apnea and its treatment are addressed. Many related ocular conditions are covereed including Floppy Eyelid Syndrome, keratoconus, glaucoma, NAION, and papilledema
221/25/2022odSponsor symposium-Shifting the Perspective: Presbyopia and Patient Needs in the Modern Age5/30/2020Selina McGee, OD
231/25/2022odSECO Presents All About Dry Eye and MGD5/30/2020Milton Hom, OD hear a lot about the new disruptive technology. Does disruptive equal better? Some topics discussed: Meibography, intranasal stimulation, tear osmolarity, Risk assessment. DEWS II disruptive or disrupting?
241/25/2022odSponsor symposium-Restasis: Rely on the Experience5/30/2020Marc Bloomenstein, OD
251/25/2022odThe Pressure is On Managing Challenging Cases in Glaucoma5/30/2020Mark Dunbar, OD lecture highlights challenging glaucoma cases that have difficult management and treatment considerations. Is it glaucoma? Has this patient progressed? Do we need to add or change therapy? These questions will be discussed in addition to asking which pressure in glaucoma is most important IOP, perfusion pressure or cerebral spinal fluid pressure.
261/25/2022odDiabetes Case Studies5/30/2020A. Chous, OD talk will consider a number of diabetes and diabetes-related eye disease case studies from an optometric practice specializing in diabetes care.
271/25/2022odSECO Presents: Oral Pharmaceuticals in Eyecare6/2/2020Greg Caldwell, OD and Tracy Offerdahl, OD Hours (2)COPE: 68211-OPOral pharmaceuticals are essential tools in the management of patients in optometric practices. This course will primarily discuss diagnoses that need to utilize oral (systemic) antibiotics, antivirals, and pain medications in eye care patients. Additional oral medications may be described when applicable to a patient case. Practical information regarding the identification of adverse/allergic reactions, pregnancy and dosing will be discussed.
281/25/2022odSECO Presents: AMD A to Z6/4/2020Jeff Gerson, OD AMD becomes more prevalent, it is more important to be up to date with diagnosis and treatment of this disease. Trends in diagnostic technologies as well as advances in treatments will be discussed.
291/25/2022odSECO Presents: Glaucoma Grab Bag: Practical Guidelines for Effective Glaucoma Therapy6/9/2020Danica Marrelli, OD's more to glaucoma therapy than a prostaglandin! This lecture will review all classes of glaucoma medications, including the two newest additions to the market. Incorporating new medications, use of generics, and stepped therapy are discussed. The pros, cons, and timing of laser trabeculoplasty will be presented to round out the lecture.
301/25/2022odTrauma Rounds6/11/2020Alison K. Bozung, OD lecture focuses on emergency care of ocular trauma. Everything from skin lacerations to orbital fractures and open globes will be discussed. Case examples will be used to illustrate management strategies, treatment guidelines, and referral patterns.
311/25/2022odCaring for the Pregnant Patient6/16/2020Caroline Pate, OD course provides an overview to the some of the common and not so common physiological and pathological changes that can occur in the eye during pregnancy and postpartum period. Diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical options are also covered for the pregnant or nursing patient.
321/25/2022odThe Future of Cataract Surgery6/18/2020Paul C. Ajamian, OD course will explore modern day cataract surgery, including advances that are available now but not universally embraced, along with future technology.
331/25/2022odThyroid Dysfunction, Rheumatology and the Eye6/20/2020Greg Caldwell, OD course reviews the close association between the eye, thyroid dysfunction, and rheumatology. Clinical features, laboratory testing, clinical examination, and therapeutic options will be discussed. Topics include connective tissue disease, vasculitides, spondyloarthropathies and thyroid disease. The ocular manifestations and management of these conditions will be discussed.
341/25/2022odSECO Presents Journey to the Peripheral Retina6/20/2020Mohammad Rafieetary, OD course reviews a number of peripheral retinal diseases including degenerative, vascular, pigmented lesions and those associated with infectious and inflammatory conditions. Traumatic etiologies will be emphasized.
351/25/2022odSECO Presents CBD, THC, and Marijuana Weeding Through the Choices6/20/2020Tracy Offerdahl, PharmD use of cannabis and cannabinoid products in multiple medical disciplines has exploded in recent years. This has prompted many medical practitioners to take a hard look at types of plants, types of products, and even their own pre-conceived opinions regarding these products. It is useful to have a basic understanding of how these products work, who uses them, and how they might manifest in a patient who presents for an ocular exam. For those optometric practitioners who choose to explore the potential uses of cannabinoids and/or cannabis products in their patients, it is important to understand the manufacturing issues, growing issues, chemical entities, risks and benefits associated with these chemicals. Additionally, legal and ethical issues will be discussed and debated with the audience.
361/25/2022odSECO Presents: Lets Go Viral6/23/2020Bobby Saenz, OD course will provide an interactive review of viral ocular conditions of the anterior segment and discuss new updates on the treatment and management of these conditions.
371/25/2022odSECO Presents: Retinal Findings with Systemic Disease6/25/2020Jeff Gerson, OD course will cover common systemic conditions and their retinal findings. Attention will be paid to diagnosis and treatment as well as appropriate referrals. Cases will be used to demonstrate actual scenarios.
381/25/2022odSECO Presents: Game of Codes6/30/2020Scott Moscow, OD with confidence! Learn a systematic way to select the appropriate exam code and learn what diagnostic tests/procedures are not only appropriate for each diagnosis but also the standard of care. Also, learn which diagnostic tests can be billed together at a particular visit and when it is appropriate to use a modifier to get paid for both an examination as well as a procedure. This is an interactive lecture that will allow participants to text in answers to questions asked throughout the presentation.
391/25/2022odInnovations in Dry Eye, MGD, and Ocular Surface Disease7/15/2020Walter Whitley, OD lecture will discuss current and future diagnostic treatment options for ocular surface disease. Implementation pearls as well as best practices will be covered to take your practice to the next level.
401/25/2022odOptometric Surgical Procedures for Every Optometrist7/29/2020Nathan Lighthizer, OD Surgical Procedures, including lump and bump removal, chalazion treatment, punctal occlusion, suture correction for entropion, and various anterior segment laser procedures, among others, are essential procedures for optometrists to be familiar with. Furthermore, optometrists in many states are now performing these procedures on a routine basis. This interactive presentation will review and update these optometric surgical procedures including indications, contraindications, risks, complications, treatment protocols, and pre- and post-op management.
411/25/2022odEvolving Trends in Retinal Vascular Disease8/12/2020Jessica Steen, OD course will discuss emerging therapies, imaging modalities, and leading trends in the treatment and management of retinal vascular disease including exudative macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, and diabetic retinopathy.
421/25/2022odDon’t Let Swollen Optic Nerves Make You Nervous8/26/2020Brad Sutton, OD nerve swelling can be intimidating to even the most experienced practitioners. This course covers several conditions that lead to true or presumed optic nerve head swelling. An emphasis is placed upon the systemic ramifications of these conditions. The diagnosis and management of papilledema, ischemic optic neuropathy, optic neuritis, optic nerve head drusen, compressive optic neuropathy, and others are discussed in detail.
431/25/2022odSECO Presents Clinical Aspects of COVID19 in Eye Care–Case Studies9/26/2020Robert Hasty, DO and Joseph Sowka, OD Dr. Sowka as he plays host to Dr. Robert Hasty, DO, a hospitalist working on the front lines in Orlando, Florida who has treated over 200 patients with COVID19. Gain valuable insights on treatment and containment protocols in this highly informative and interactive session.
441/25/2022odThe Herpes Group9/26/2020Joseph Shovlin OD eye disease is commonly experienced in clinical practice. The two most common ophthalmic entities seen include herpes zoster ophthalmicus and herpes simplex keratitis. Clinical feature to help differentiate herpetic eye disease from non-viral conditions will be highlighted. Special attention will be given to treatment options and strategies to help avoid herpetic eye disease with vaccination. Concerns relating to viral resistance will be raised. New studies are offered to help better manage these conditions.
451/25/2022odPro-tip Potpourri in Corneal Ulcer Care9/26/2020Aaron Bronner OD two-hour course will seek to shed new light on your management of microbial keratitis. We will look at areas of controversy and emerging challenges in the arena of corneal ulcers care and analyze these problems through the prism of the optometric scope of practice with the goal of giving you a better understanding of how these eyes behave and a better chance of guiding your ulcer patients toward a good outcome.
461/25/2022odCequa, An Innovative Formulation Option For Dry Eye9/26/2020Scott Schachter, OD by Sun Ophthalmics
471/25/2022odOptimizing Collaborative Care for Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Procedures10/17/2020Walter Whitley, OD and Cecelia Koetting, OD a panel discussion, presenters will discuss best practices in collaborative care for cataract and corneal procedures. As the primary eye care provider, optometrists play a critical role in the diagnosis, treatment and education of patients with cataracts. Each year, there are over 4 million cataract surgeries performed in the United States. With the increase in surgery, there are greater patient expectations and patients demand great outcomes. In order to meet these needs, collaboration for surgical patients will be key.
481/25/2022odCollaborative Care in Glaucoma10/17/2020Justin Schweitzer, OD United States population is growing older and more diverse meaning an increase in the prevalence of glaucoma. The number of ophthalmologists is on pace to increase only 2% by 2025, whereas the number of patients requiring glaucoma care and surgery will increase by 1.5 million. Ophthalmologists will need to spend more time in the operating room requiring optometrists to be more involved on the medical side of patient care. This course will discuss the importance of collaborative care between ophthalmology and optometry, the roles the optometrist plays in the management of a glaucoma patient, the postoperative care of minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries and filtration surgeries.
491/25/2022odScleral Lenses: An Oasis For Dry Eye10/17/2020Melissa Barnett, OD surface disease is a highly prevalent and chronic condition with a multitude of ocular and systemic causative factors. This course will review basic scleral fitting techniques and problem-solving techniques for successful therapeutic scleral lens wear in the ocular surface disease population. Additionally, case examples will be reviewed.
501/25/2022odOur New Realty: Stronger Together #2: The Next Big Thing10/17/2020Sean Powell, OD Symposia
511/25/2022odUnderstanding Glaucoma Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment11/21/2020Marc Myers OD and Andrew S. Gurwood, OD will discuss the most recent literature pertaining to the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. Nuances of this latest information will be applied to clinical case examples.
521/25/2022odPain Management in the Era of Opioid Abuse11/21/2020Jill Autry OD., R.Ph are powerful and effective treatments for controlling pain. Unfortunately, the associated abuse requires doctors judiciously approach and treat patients in pain. In this lecture, a pharmacist optometrist will review the history of opioids and their abuse, highlight alternative oral pain medications, and present case studies involving the diagnosis and treatment of ocular pain.
531/25/2022odLumps and Bumps A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management11/21/2020Nathan Lighthizer, OD evaluate and manage eyelid and ocular adnexa lesions, including hordeolum, papillomas, nevi, basal cell carcinoma, among others, across all 50 states. This interactive lecture will provide a comprehensive and thorough review of all eyelid lesions, from the very benign to the very cancerous. The interactive part of this lecture will include Name that lesion where attendees will get to vote on what actual lesions are from patients that have presented to our clinic.
541/25/2022odPresbyopia and Polymers12/12/2020Will Smith, OD lens options for Presbyopic patients has never been so vast. Is the process to fitting them the same? This course will review a variety of lens options and best approaches for fitting success.
551/25/2022odCustomer to Subscriber: Improving Your Contact Lens Revenue12/12/2020Will Smith, OD of our patients are in contact lenses; are they subscribers or simply customers? This course will help providers recognize patient characteristics when it comes to purchasing contact lenses, and review strategies and services which help eliminate these hassles.
561/25/2022odHow to Use Teleoptometry as a Customer Service Feature for CL Wearers12/12/2020Mike Rothschild, OD is quickly becoming an integral of many aspects of most eye care practices. Learn how to responsibility utilize this technology to deliver the highest level of care to your contact lens patients.
571/25/2022odAdding an Online CL Store to Your Website12/12/2020Trudi Charest; Bridgitte Shen Lee, OD; Bruce Coward, OD; Ritesh Patel, OD have such an opportunity to grow their practice by growing their online options including implementing e-commerce. We are going to chat with three Optometrists who have not only integrated e-commerce into their practices and websites but have been very successful making it work. We will discuss options in the industry and ways to market and grow e-commerce for your practice.
581/25/2022odContact Lens Parameters and Comfort12/12/2020Kurt Moody, OD, FAAO by Johnson & Johnson Vision
591/25/2022odAesthetically Pleasing: Incorporating Oculoplastics Into Your Practice2/20/2021Selena McGee, OD
601/25/2022odTraum-o-rama: Tales from the Bascom Palmer ER2/20/2021Alison Bozung, OD
611/25/2022odPharmaceutical Update2/2/2021Tracy Offerdahl, PharmD and Greg Caldwell, OD
621/25/2022odPrecision 1: The Next Big Thing2/20/2021Chris Lieven, OD Presented by Alcon
631/25/2022odReinvigorate Your Practice with Alcon’s 3:2:1 Multifocal Advantage2/20/2021April Jasper, OD Presented by Alcon
641/25/2022odClinical Quandaries: Fighting the Fear Factor3/13/2021Paul C. Ajamian, OD course will seek to increase confidence in handling tough anterior segment cases without fear or reservation, based on experiences gained in a co-management center over a 40-year timeframe.
651/25/2022odRetinal Vascular Occlusive Disease3/13/2021Julie Rodman, OD course will provide a general review of retinal vascular occlusive disease including the clinical manifestation. An understanding of who may be at risk for this disorder will be discussed. The lecture highlights the method for making the proper diagnosis, the management and follow-up schedule of RVO and RAO. Appropriate treatment and preferred practice guidelines will be presented.
661/25/2022odHot Topics in Glaucoma3/13/2021Eric Schmidt, OD specialty of glaucoma has seen great advances in the past few years. This course will highlight recent developments in therapeutic agents, surgical care, and diagnostic criteria. Additionally, discussions will ensue regarding shifting paradigms of how to judge glaucoma progression and when to advance therapy. This fast-paced course will bring you up to date on the latest hot topics in glaucoma.
681/25/2022odIt’s Time to Rethink Myopia6/12/2021Jeffrey J. Walline, OD and Noel A. Brennan, MScOptom, PhD, FAAO attendees will grasp the magnitude and severity of the myopia epidemic, the risk factors for development of myopia and high myopia and the need for and approaches to slowing progression.
691/25/2022odContemporary Prescribing of Oral Medications in Eye Disease6/12/2021Jessica Steen OD course presents the contemporary management of systemically administered medications used to treat eye disease. Clinical application of prescribing indications, potential adverse reactions, emerging resistance and alternative medication choices are discussed. Additionally, practical guidelines for the responsible prescription of opioid medications will be discussed.
701/25/2022odAMD: Contemporary Thinking in Diagnostics and Management6/12/2021Jeffry Gerson OD AMD becomes a bigger problem in the general patient population, it becomes more important to detect it earlier and treat it appropriately. This course will discuss what ODs can do to help with risk education, prevention, early detection and treatment.

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