CooperVision Specialty Eye Care Aims to Boost Fitting Confidence through New Educational Resources
SAN RAMON, Calif., May 7, 2021—CooperVision Specialty Eye Care is committed to providing ongoing education for eye care professionals by offering an ongoing series of minute videos, as well as educational webinars. Focused on either myopia management or scleral lens fitting, the video series and webinars are aimed at boosting ECP confidence with Paragon CRT® lenses and Onefit™ scleral lenses, designed by Blanchard, by providing tips for fitting, consultation, and practice management.
“Our new resources are designed to provide eye care professionals (ECP) with the information they need and education they want as they build and grow their specialty lens capabilities,” said Juan Carlos Aragon, president, CooperVision Specialty Eye Care. “We view all ECPs who prescribe our specialty contact lenses as partners. As such, we want to provide them with world class support and invest in their success.”
Minute Video Series
The Minute series delivers concise, minute-long video segments filled with valuable information designed to maximize an ECP’s effectiveness. “The Myopia Minute” for Paragon CRT® and “The Onefit™ Minute” for Blanchard scleral lenses aim to build ECP knowledge and fitting confidence with insider tips and techniques from the industry’s leading ortho-K and scleral lens experts.
The first four Minute videos are now live featuring Dr. Kelly Voltz, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Senior Manager, Professional and Academic Affairs, CooperVision Specialty EyeCare, as well as Leah Johnson, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Director of Professional Affairs, CooperVision Specialty EyeCare. Myopia Minutes can be found here, while Onefit™ Minutes can be viewed here.
CooperVision Specialty Eye Care will host one webinar per month throughout the remainder of the year. Each webinar will be presented by an ortho-K or scleral lens expert. Upcoming webinar topics and timeline are as follows:
- May: Toric Haptics & Quadrant Specific Landing Zones with Onefit™ MED & Onefit™ MED+
- June: Paragon CRT® Fitting Software
- July: Stand Out and Change Lives with Paragon CRT®
- August: Fit Like a Pro with Paragon CRT®
- September: How to Grow Your Practice with the Onefit™ Family of Scleral Lenses
- October: Decentered Multifocal Optics with Onefit™ MED and Onefit™ MED+ Scleral Lenses
- November: Instrument Driven Fitting – Using OCT to Customize Your Fit
- December: Insider Tips and Techniques for Successfully Presenting Paragon CRT® to Your Patients.
To receive webinar registration information and the weekly Minute videos, sign up for email communications here.
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CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. The Company produces a full array of daily disposable, two-week and monthly contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism, presbyopia and childhood myopia; 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.
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 www.coopercos.com.
Jamie Palmeroni-Lavis, McDougall Communications
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