January 16, 2014

Sought-after half-day sessions are certified for five CET points

Southampton, United Kingdom, January 16, 2014 — Back by popular demand, contact lens manufacturer, CooperVision’s, series of half-day educational events will be returning to the UK this February and March in eight major cities. Featuring a new format, the ‘CooperVision Courses’ will run from the 25th Feb – 20th March and will blend clinical and practical advice to provide practitioners with the skills required to help prescribe and fit contact lenses.

The new format will combine interactive learning and peer discussion to enable practitioners to learn from each other, build confidence and gain new perspectives. The sessions will also look to improve patient communication for greater confidence and understanding.

Practitioners will have the opportunity to earn up to five CET points by attending and participating in the session.

Karl Aberdeen, Professional Relations Manager at CooperVision comments: “We are so excited to bring back our half-day interactive courses as a result of the positive feedback from previous years. With the aim of delivering a high level of expertise and advice, we feel we can offer an enormous amount of value to attendees. Make sure you book your place today!”

The CooperVision Courses, being held in Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Southampton, Cambridge and London, will offer networking opportunities and interaction with key industry professionals.

Spaces are available on a first come, first served basis and can be booked via www.coopervision.co.uk/courses.

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Notes to Editors

Course calendar dates:

  • Tuesday 25th February - Manchester United FC, Old Trafford
  • Wednesday 26th February - The Belfry, West Midlands
  • Thursday 27th February - Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
  • Tuesday 11th March - Celtic Manor, Cardiff
  • Wednesday 12th March - Ageas Bowl, Southampton
  • Thursday 13th March - Twickenham Stadium, West London
  • Tuesday 18th March - IWM Duxford, Cambridge
  • Thursday 20th March – The Roof Gardens, Kensington, London


About CooperVision

CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. [NYSE: COO], is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. Dedicated to continually bringing a fresh perspective to the contact lens experience for practitioners and patients, CooperVision specialises in lenses for astigmatism, presbyopia, and ocular dryness. The company routinely collaborates with eye care professionals in the research and development of relevant products. CooperVision manufactures a full array of monthly and daily disposable contact lenses featuring advanced materials and optics.

For more information, visit www.coopervision.co.uk.


Contact lenses are medical devices and can only be prescribed and dispensed by a licensed eye care professional.

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