02.09.2009

Contact lens company to attend healthcare event

Contact lens company to attend healthcare event

By Adrian Galbreth

The vice-president of the Cooper Companies will make an appearance at a forthcoming health meeting.

Reuters reported that Albert G White III will attend the Baird Healthcare Conference this month on behalf of the contact lens giant.

His presentation at the New York-based gathering will be broadcast live on the company"s website and archived afterwards.

The Cooper Companies comprises CooperVision, which markets contact lenses globally, as well as CooperSurgical, which works within women"s healthcare.

It specialises in contact lenses to correct presbyopia and astigmatism.

The contact lenses it produces include daily disposable lenses as well as longer-wear ones, for fortnightly and monthly replacements.

CooperVision is headquartered in California but manufactures in several plants worldwide, including one in Hampshire in the UK.

Reuters has also reported that American CareSource Holdings will make a presentation at the conference, with an address given by its chief executive officer David Boone and its chief financial officer Steven Armond.

by Adrian Galbreth


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