5 things you missed at SECO 2017 in Atlanta March 08, 2017 By Giovanni Castelli SECO 2017 has come to a close, but Optometry Times has you covered with things you may have missed while taking in a lecture, perusing the exhibit hall, or exploring Atlanta’s Centennial Park. 12 ways to prevent embezzlement Two out of every five small businesses are victims of employee embezzlement, and most of these crimes are perpetrated by employees who had been with the company one to five years, have a college degree, and have access to the company’s accounting records. OCTs ushering new era in complex contact lens fittings Complex contact lenses, including scleral lenses, have unique fitting considerations that may be augmented with additional optic scans, says Jeffrey Sonsino, OD, FAAO, of Nashville, TN, at SECO 2017. Optometry must adapt to evolving AI Imagine a computer that creates patient care plans, a front office that holds no inventory, and patients who have their optometry visits in virtual reality. Stem cells offering faint cure possibility for glaucoma March 03, 2017 By Greg Hill Stem cell technology may soon enter the mainstream as a treatment for ocular disease, says Leo Semes, OD, FAAO, at this year’s annual SECO 2017 conference. 10 tips to better manage millennials March 02, 2017 By Giovanni Castelli By 2020, millennials will make up 50 percent of optometrists’ patient bases, and they’ll have up to $1.4T in spending power, says Thuy-Lan Nguyen. She spoke about managing millennial patients and staff at SECO 2017. New research, interest advancing retinal care March 02, 2017 By Greg Hill Treatment of posterior segment disease is in the midst of a paradigm shift, says a panel of experts at this year's annual SECO 2017 conference in Atlanta. 6 steps to survive a ransomware attack Here are the six tips I learned to help survive a ransomware attack. At what amount of cylinder do you prescribe toric soft lenses? February 22, 2017 When do you move from a spherical to a toric contact lens? Let us know!