October 22, 2020

MANCHESTER, N.H., October 22, 2020Blanchard Contact Lenses, a CooperVision Specialty EyeCare company, has announced its sponsorship of GlobalEyes, a podcast hosted by Drs. Melissa Barnett and Tom Arnold, that provides a nexus for eyecare practitioners all around the world. Each month, GlobalEyes will feature a different specialist for an informative discussion on the status of the specialty lens fitter profession in their respective country, with a strong focus on scleral lenses.  

Utilizing a fun and relaxed format, the podcasts explore the technologies, techniques, methods, educational systems, patient-demographics, obstacles, and opportunities, in each guest speaker’s region of the world. The first podcast has been released, and features optometrist Donald Ezekiel of Australia, who is one of the key trailblazers in scleral lens development.

“We are pleased to support GlobalEyes, as it facilitates the sharing of region-specific specialty eyecare information by experts throughout the world,” said Jean Blanchard, President of Blanchard Contact Lenses. “Knowledge is power and learning about what your colleagues near and far are doing and experiencing will benefit the entire specialty lens community. As a leading scleral lens designer and manufacturer in North America, we were eager to support this fantastic initiative that aligns with our philosophy of partnership and education.”  

Each podcast is available for download anywhere podcasts can be downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.


About Blanchard Contact Lenses
Blanchard Contact Lenses, a CooperVision Specialty EyeCare company, is a leading designer and manufacturer of custom-made GP lens designs of the highest quality, with a specialization in scleral lenses. The company’s proprietary Onefit™ family of scleral lenses offers a variety of designs, making it a versatile option for all eye indications. The most recent design additions are Onefit™ MED and Onefit™ MED+ – fully customizable scleral lens designs for highly irregular/medically indicated corneas, as well as normal corneas, when a larger diameter is needed. Design options for the Onefit™ family of lenses are always being added to Blanchard’s innovative custom tool box, to provide ease of fitting for the practitioner. Blanchard maintains a vision focused on partnering with eye care professionals to offer education and guidance to improve all aspects of the contact lens wearer experience. To learn more, visit www.blanchardlab.com.

Media Contact
Beth Clark, Director of Marketing Communications, Blanchard Contact Lenses
800-367-4009 x139 or beth@blanchardlab.com