November 23, 2021

SAN RAMON, Calif., November 23, 2021CooperVision Specialty EyeCare today announced a partnership with the GlobalEyes podcast series to extend its reach worldwide. Hosted by Dr. Tom Arnold and Dr. Melissa Barnett, the podcast provides eye care practitioners (ECPs), staff and students with valuable insights surrounding clinical techniques and methods, patient demographics, education, and industry obstacles and opportunities.

Key opinion leaders and experts will be featured monthly, discussing the status of the eye care profession in their countries. Topics include myopia management, orthokeratology, presbyopia management, dry eye, irregular cornea, and scleral contact lenses, as well as a peek inside their personal lives. The first podcast has already been released, featuring Dr. Kate Gifford, PhD, a global expert in myopia management, the co-founder of MyopiaProfile, and the youngest person to be elected National President of Optometry Australia.

“Part of CooperVision Specialty EyeCare’s ongoing commitment to being an industry partner means finding new and creative ways to become a resource to the eyecare community,” said Dr. Juan Carlos Aragón, President, CooperVision Specialty EyeCare. “Through this exclusive sponsorship and our presence across six continents, we’re helping GlobalEyes reach an even broader range of ECPs, covering highly relevant subjects that will bring value to their practices and patients.”

All podcasts will be archived online and are available for download through Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify Podcasts.

CooperVision Specialty EyeCare develops, manufactures, and provides access to an unmatched portfolio of industry-leading soft custom and rigid gas permeable lens designs—including orthokeratology and scleral lenses—to address segments such as myopia management, scleral and irregular cornea, and presbyopia management. Its ongoing research and innovative products and services play a leading role in expanding eye care worldwide. CooperVision Specialty EyeCare is comprised of industry-leading companies including Blanchard, GP Specialists, Paragon, Procornea, Soflex, and No. 7 Contact Lenses.

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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

About CooperCompanies

CooperCompanies ("Cooper") is a global medical device company publicly traded on the 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

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