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CooperVision’s Best Practices Program

Celebrating the eye care professionals who elevate our industry.

Meet the 2024 Honorees!

What is Best Practices and why should you apply?

The Best Practices℠ Program is a one-of-a-kind platform for recognizing innovative optometry practices and influential thought leaders from around the country. Recipients of this honor gather in a relaxed setting at the Best Practices Summit, a prestigious two-day event where everyone leaves inspired by shared practice-building insights and the chance to engage with like-minded colleagues.

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The 2023 Best Practices Summit

Best Practices Program At-A-Glance

Application deadline:

The 2024 application period has passed. The 2025 application period will open in September 2024.

Eligibility requirements:

Any optometry practice within the United States offering contact lens fitting. (No CooperVision affiliation required. Past applicants welcomed.)

Selection process:

All completed applications are evaluated by a selection committee made up of professional peers and industry experts.

2025 Honoree announcement dates:

TBA. Meet the 2024 Honorees.

Honoree networking and brand-building opportunities:

- Annual Best Practices℠ Summit (dates and location TBA)
- Peer-to-peer engagement events
- Annual Best Practices℠ media roundtable discussion with top industry/trade outlets
- CooperVision-coordinated speaking engagements
- Invitations to contribute articles in optometric trade publications

Hear past winners describe their “amazing” experience.

As a Best Practices℠ honoree, you join a family of influential eye health leaders dedicated to improving the patient experience and contributing to the success of each other’s professional development and practice growth:

Dr. Megan Lott

“I had no idea about the Best Practices™ or this Summit, and it is hands down one of the best experiences that I’ve ever had in the 17 years of my optometric career.”

Dr. Megan Lott
Belle Vue Specialty Eye Care

Dr. Kelly Scherer

“The Summit has been really amazing to have the opportunity to listen to our guest speaker who really taught us how to do storytelling and share our message through our practice. It was extremely valuable.”

Dr. Kelly Scherer
The Chicago Lighthouse

Dr. Lisa Harrison

“I was not expecting to have this much fun, and I was not expecting to learn this much from this conference. It’s been amazing to get together with these other practices and talk and share and I’ve just really enjoyed it and I thank CooperVision tremendously for letting us be here.”

Dr. Lisa Harrison
City of Vision Eye Care

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