Who Are CooperVision
Through scientific and technological innovation, and working closely with eye care professionals, CooperVision has helped improve the vision of millions of people.
CooperVision offer a wide range of contact lenses from their groundbreaking MiSight, contact lenses proven to slow the progression of myopia in children (1) to their recently launched Digital Zone Optics Lens, which is specifically designed to deal with the increasing need of contact lens wearers who lead active digital lifestyles, not forgetting the first full range of Daily disposable silicone hydrogel contact lenses, Clariti 1 Day.
CooperVision takes pride in their commitment to social responsibilities, whilst selling products in more than 130 countries, they endeavour to help improve vision worldwide and strengthen the communities they work in. They also take the well-being of our planet seriously, implementing a wide range of sustainable programmes, including saving and reusing water, conserving energy, recycling and reducing the use of manufacturing materials throughout their worldwide facilities.
CooperVision also care for people, being a lead sponsor of Optometry Giving Sight (OGS) which aim to provide universal access to eye care services and solutions for those in need around the world.
To find out more about CooperVision's philanthropy and social responsibilities check out their website .
What Types of Contact Lenses Do CooperVision Manufacturer
CooperVision manufacture a wide range of soft contact lenses in both hydrogel and silicone hydrogel materials in a wide variety of wearing modes including
- Daily Contact Lenses
- Two Weekly Contact Lenses
- Monthly Contact Lenses
- Toric Contact Lenses for astigmatism
- Multifocal Contact Lenses for presbyopia
- Extended Wear contact lenses for overnight wear
Where Can I Buy CooperVision Contact Lenses
CooperVision sell their products in over 130 countries around the world, so you should have no problem in replenishing your contact lens supply, almost every high street optical practice should fit and supply a wide range of CooperVision products.
You can also find CooperVision contact lenses at reputable online suppliers, where you can often find them at lower prices than on the high street.
Best CooperVision Contact Lenses for
Proclear 1 Day - A daily disposable contact lens containing CooperVisions' PC technology™, contains phosphoryl choline (PC) molecules, which bind with water molecules in natural tears to form a protective “shield” of water around the lens.
Biomedics 55 Evolution - A monthly disposable contact lens made using protein resistant material to provide clear vision with high comfort levels, and with 59% water content
Biofinity - A silicone hydrogel continuous wear contact lens, containing CooperVisions patented Aquaform technology, to create a hydrophilic silicone hydrogel lens that allows greater levels of oxygen to flow freely through the lens to the eye helping them stay moist and comfortable all day long and even overnight.
Clarity 1 Day - A daily disposable contact lens made from a soft and flexible silicone hydrogel, Clariti 1 day are exceptionally breathable contact lenses that let a large amount of oxygen pass through them to the eyes. This ensures that your eyes not only feel healthy but also look bright and white too. Featuring CooperVisions WetLoc™ technology that helps the lenses to retain moisture for hydrated and comfortable eyes
Biofinity Toric - A silicone hydrogel contact lens for extended wear containing CooperVision's breakthrough Aquaform technology, including an advanced patented toric lens design to deliver optimum vision correction for astigmatism.
Biofinity Multifocal - A silicone hydrogel contact lens for extended wear cotaining CooperVision's breakthrough Aquaform technologyl also offers two different optical designs – so you can have contact lenses that better suit your lifestyle.
Brief History of CooperVision
CooperVision began it’s life back in 1958 when it started as the Martin H Smith Company, it has had several reorganisations and name changes since then, before becoming the company we recognise today in 1987.
- 1958 - Parent company The Cooper Companies Inc was started by the Martin H Smith Company
- 1967 - Changed it’s name to Cooper Laboratories inc
- 1978 - Company reorganisation creating Cooper Laboratories, Cooper Medical Devises, Cooper Dental, Cooper International and CooperVision
- 1980 - CooperVision was incorporated
- 1983 - CooperVision went public
- 1987 - CooperVision inc changed its name to The Cooper Companiesi nc, and became three groups Cooper Technicon, CooperSurgical and CooperVision
- 2004 - CooperVision acquired Ocular Sciences inc, a manufacturer and marketer of soft contact lenses, allowing CooperVision to become the third-largest soft contact lens manufacturer in the world (2)
- 2011 - Undergoes a rebranding by Siegel+Gale
- 2014 - CooperVision acquired Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a UK company manufacturing daily disposable silicone hydrogel contact lenses
Interesting facts about CooperVision
Manufacture the widest range of Soft Contact Lens prescription options
Available in over 130 countries worldwide
Growing faster than the contact lens market (3)
Do CooperVision Make Daily Lenses
CooperVision have a wide range of Daily disposable contact lenses, from their very popular hydrogel contact lenses Proclear 1 Day and Biomedics 1 Day Extra to their newer addition silicone hydrogel contact lenses Clariti-1-Day and MyDay, most of these daily disposable contact lenses come with Toric or Multifocal options. Why not check out our full range of CooperVision contact lenses.
How Do I Know Which CooperVision Contact Lens Is Best For Me
If you want to find out the best type of CooperVision lens for you try their quick contact lens quiz will ask the type os questions your Optometrist will ask during a contact lens fitting.
Ultimately your Optometrist will determine which contact lens is best suited to you, after asking you some questions about your lifestyle and vision needs, plus undertaking a full eye test and contact lens fitting.
Do CooperVision Make Their Own Contact Lens Solutions
That will depend on which CooperVision contact lens you are wearing. CooperVision manufacturer contact lenses that can be worn for 12 plus hours per day and extended wear contact lenses that can be worn overnight continuously for up to 30 days.
If you have daily disposable contact lenses then they will need removing and throwing out each evening and if you are wearing monthly disposable contact lenses you will need to remove them and clean them each evening, both of these wearing modes should give over 12 hours of comfortable wear per day.
1. https://coopervision.co.uk/about-coopervision Chamberlain P et al A 3-year Randomized Clinical Trial of MiSight Lenses for Myopia Control. Optom Vis Sci 2019;96:556–567.
2. Salgado, Brian. "Salgado, Brian CooperVision. Supply Chain World". Scw-mag.com. Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
3. https://coopervision.co.uk Combination of 2013-2018 market research based on global revenue sales and internal estimates.
John Dreyer Optometrist Bsc(Hons), MCOPTOM, DipCLP
John qualified from Aston University in 1980, he has authored for Contactlenses.co.uk over the last 20 years, bringing his expertise to visitors to the site and providing valuable optical advice to customer questions throughout the years. He has been featured by several leading publications including The Express and ITProPortal.