CooperVision®, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses, reaffirmed its commitment to improve the vision of people globally through its corporate partnership with International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE).
The partnership, which spans over a decade, will facilitate the participation of IACLE’s Asia Pacific coordinators at an annual strategic meeting and Asia-Pacific Optometric Congress (APOC) in Korea in October 2013.
The IACLE meeting will build direction and strategic planning to strengthen the educational infrastructure for contact lens educators in the region in 2014. While at APOC 2013, IACLE coordinators will have the opportunity to meet other eye care professionals, engage in dialogue, explore innovations and achieve insights into best practices.
They can also visit CooperVision’s booth at APOC 2013 to view its proprietary Toric lens design, featuring optimized lens geometry, uniform horizontal ISO thickness and wide ballast design.
In addition, IACLE coordinators will also have the opportunity to interact with Dr Chang Lin Song, Dean of Student Affairs from Department of Optometry, Yuanpei University, Taiwan, at APOC 2013 where he will be presenting a poster focused on the investigation of the fitting performance of CooperVision’s daily disposable Toric contact lens to determine the empirical fitting success rate of this lens.
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. The company strongly believes that no eyes are the same, and continues to bring innovations to the market to provide customers with an enhanced vision experience.
CooperVision is recognized as a leading provider of specialty lenses. With a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges; such as astigmatism and presbyopia; CooperVision broad product range offers more choices for eye care professionals and each contact lens wearers to find the lens that is right for them. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com.
About International Association of Contact Lens Educators
The International Association of Contact Lens Educators was established in 1979 and is a non-profit, non-political association. IACLE has 839 members in 68 countries and welcomes contact lens educators from all eye care professions and related disciplines. IACLE is dedicated to raising the standard of contact lens education and promoting the safe use of contact lenses worldwide. It is the leading provider of educational and information resources essential to contact lens educators. For more information, visit www.iacle.org.