May 07, 2019

Seminar Will Bring Together Some of World’s Foremost Voices on Myopia Management 

PHOENIX, May 7, 2019Paragon Vision Sciences, part of the CooperVision Specialty EyeCare division, has opened registration for its “Meet the Myopia Experts” half-day workshop on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Held concurrently with Vision by Design in San Antonio, Texas, the interactive seminar is focused on helping eye care professionals (ECPs) better differentiate their practices through expanded clinical knowledge of myopia and myopia management.

Slated to run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., the workshop is bringing together some of the world’s foremost authorities on the challenges and opportunities surrounding myopia management, including:

  • Michael Lipson, OD, FAAO, Quality of Life with Myopia Management;
  • Maria Liu, OD, PhD, MPH, MBA, FAAO, What We Know and Don’t Know About Myopia & Ortho-K;
  • Kathryn Richdale, OD, PhD, FAAO, Evidence-Based Practice in Myopia Management;
  • Mark Bullimore, MCOptom, PhD, FAAO, Safety in Children with Contact Lenses;
  • And Jason Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO, who will lead an insightful panel discussion with the presenters.

While there is no cost to attend, space is limited. ECPs wishing to reserve a seat should visit

“Our Meet the Myopia Experts workshop complements our broader presence at Vision by Design, including a session on integrating myopia management into practices,” said Rich Jeffries, President of Paragon. “We believe these programs will greatly enhance ECPs’ abilities to better understand the challenges of and serious need to address the myopia epidemic. They also align with our commitment collaborate with ECPs to not only change vision, but also change lives.”

The CooperVision Specialty EyeCare division accelerates eye care professionals’ access to innovative products that help improve the way people see each day, with a focus on the development of myopia management approaches and visual correction of irregular corneas. It encompasses Paragon Vision Sciences, Blanchard Contact Lenses, Procornea, and Soflex, and, which operate independently while sharing technical, clinical and commercial knowledge, benefitting from CooperVision’s global presence and infrastructure.


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About CooperVision
CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and daily disposable contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism and presbyopia; and offers the most complete collection 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 The Cooper Companies
The Cooper Companies, Inc. ("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 Pleasanton, Calif., Cooper has more than 12,000 employees with products sold in over 100 countries. For more information, please visit

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