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Myopia Management: Putting It Into Practice (VIRTUAL EVENT)


The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and CooperVision came together in 2021 to address the growing concerns around myopia and the need to understand, detect, prevent and treat myopia in children. This virtual event, entitled “Myopia Management: Putting It Into Practice,” will be held Feb. 12, 2022, and will advance WCO’s ongoing efforts to establish


SECO 2022 Virtual Education

For SECO 2022, March 9th through March 13th, select speakers presenting to full classrooms onsite in New Orleans will be streaming live through the SECO 2022 Online Interactive platform for accredited education for the virtual attendee. A total of 40 courses and 66 hours of CE over five days makes this a major meeting in its own right! There's something

4th World Congress of Optometry (WCO4) and O=MEGA23

After numerous conversations with our partners in Australia, the World Council of Optometry has decided to postpone the 4th World Congress of Optometry (WCO4) until 2023 due to issues related to COVID-19 and possible travel restrictions. Ensuring that our members could attend WCO4 was at the heart of our decision. We hope to see you