June 24, 2021

Educational Sessions Feature Leading Experts in Myopia Management, Sustainability, Multifocal and Toric Contact Lenses

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 24, 2021—As eye care professionals (ECPs) continue to seek opportunities for education and collaboration online, CooperVision will host its first-ever ECP Viewpoints Virtual Summit on Sunday, July 25. The half-day event consists of four live sessions  featuring experts from across the industry on myopia management, multifocal contact lens fitting, toric technology, and sustainability.

Registration is free and includes unlimited on-demand access to the content—including full video recordings of the sessions—following the summit.

“As we continue to advance contact lens technologies to meet the evolving needs of today’s patients, CooperVision is dedicated to providing eye care professionals with the education and support to fully leverage these solutions in their practices,” said Michele Andrews, OD, Vice President of Professional and Government Affairs, CooperVision. “The ECP Viewpoints Virtual Summit is an opportunity for practitioners to hear from some of the world’s leading experts about several of the latest trends in contact lenses—all in just a few hours.”

Details about the ECP Viewpoints Virtual Summit sessions are as follows:



1:00 – 1:45 p.m. ET

The Sustainability Opportunity

David Katz, CEO of Plastic Bank, and Melissa Kiewe, Vice President of Marketing, Americas, CooperVision

Katz will share the big impact that plastic neutrality can have on our world—and the people in it. Joining him is Kiewe, who will share details of CooperVision’s commitment to sustainability and how practitioners can tap into the sustainability in their own businesses for greater success.

2:00 – 2:45 p.m. ET

Myopia Management in Practice

Mark Bullimore, MCOptom, PhD, FAAO, and Justin Kwan, OD, FAAO, Senior Manager of Myopia Management, CooperVision

Dr. Bullimore and Dr. Kwan will host a conversation about myopia management, contact lenses in children, and how to implement myopia management in practice.

3:00 – 3:45 p.m. ET

Multifocal Fitting Success

Kathy Dumbleton, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, MCOptom, FAAO, FBCLA, and Melanie Frogozo, OD, FAAO

Dr. Dumbleton will share recent insights and science on multifocal contact lenses, their use, design, and fitting. She is joined by Dr. Frogozo, who will share tips on how to be successful with multifocal contact lenses in day-to-day practice.

4:00 – 4:45 p.m. ET

Toric Technology

Anna Sulley, BSc, MCOptom, FAAO, FBCLA, and Roxanne Achong-Coan, OD, FAAO, FIAOMC, FSLS

Sulley will review the current literature on toric lens technology and opportunities for growth with toric soft contact lenses, while Dr. Achong-Coan shares her experience and insights on toric lens practice success.


For more information or to register, visit https://coopervision.com/practitioner/ecp-viewpoints/eyes-coopervision/coopervision-announces-july-virtual-summit


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About CooperVision
CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of contact lenses. The company produces a full array of daily disposable, two-week and monthly soft contact lenses that feature advanced materials and optics, and premium rigid gas permeable lenses for orthokeratology and scleral designs. CooperVision has a strong heritage of addressing the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism, presbyopia, childhood myopia, and highly irregular corneas; and offers the most complete portfolio of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com.

About CooperCompanies
CooperCompanies (“Cooper”) is a global medical device company public traded on NYSE (NYSE: COO). Cooper operates through two business units, CooperVision and CooperSurgical. CooperVision brings a refreshing perspective on vision care with a commitment to developing a wide range of high-quality products for contact lens wearers and providing focused practitioner support. CooperSurgical is committed to advancing the health of women, babies and families with its diversified portfolio of products and services focusing on medical devices and fertility & genomics. Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., Cooper has a workforce of more than 12,000 with products sold in over 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.coopercos.com.

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