Bi-Monthly Digital Publication Helps Eye Care Professionals Advance Contact Lens Patient Care and Practice Success
SAN RAMON, Calif., December 3, 2019—Affirming its commitment to supporting eye care professionals (ECPs) worldwide through clinical education, CooperVision has become a sponsor of Contact Lens Update (contactlensupdate.com). Published six times per year by the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE), the digital magazine provides a global platform for unbiased clinical insights based in current research.
Since 2011, each issue has provided dependable and up-to-date ocular health information for more than 60,000 readers. November marked Contact Lens Update’s 50th edition, for which noted Australian optometrist and research scientist Paul Gifford was invited to guest curate content focused on orthokeratology.
“CooperVision is proud to become a sponsor of Contact Lens Update, reflecting our aligned objectives to share new developments with ECPs that help advance contact lens patient care and practice success,” said Gary Orsborn, OD, Vice President, Global Professional & Clinical Affairs for CooperVision. “We work closely with and consider CORE to be a key research partner. Contact Lens Update is known for aggregating new research findings and identifying key insights, translating ocular science for the benefit of contact lens clinical practice and wearers.”
“We’re delighted to have CooperVision partner with us in support of Contact Lens Update, ensuring its continued availability and evolution for tens of thousands of dedicated readers across six continents,” said Karen Walsh, MCOptom, CORE Clinical Scientist and the publication’s editor.
In addition to accessing a complete archive of back issues, ECPs can visit ContactLensUpdate.com’s resource library for no-cost professional tools, patient resources, images and video. The site also houses complementary technical training videos produced by International Association of Contact Lens Educators, plus an industry glossary. Clinicians, researchers and educators can access the latest issue directly from ContactLensUpdate.com or quickly sign up for email receipt of future issues.
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CooperVision, a unit of CooperCompanies (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 myopia, 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 www.coopervision.com.
About the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE)
The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) was established in 1988 at the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry & Vision Science. Over the next three decades, the organization evolved from a three-person operation into a thriving hub of basic and applied research, collaborating with sponsors, agencies and academia on advanced biosciences, clinical research and education. Its uncompromising independence and results of the highest quality have been at the heart of many of the most prominent advances in eye health. Today, its approximately 50-person team serves a range of ophthalmic sectors, including medical devices, ocular pharmaceuticals, digital technology and others, with a focus on the anterior segment. For more information, please visit core.uwaterloo.ca.
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