April 4, 2022
To find out what’s new with CooperVision Specialty EyeCare, particularly its growing list of orthokeratology materials and designs, Review of Myopia Management Editor-in-Chief John Sailer recently caught up with the company’s president Juan Carlos Aragón. The two discussed the company’s plans for its OrthoK products from companies it has acquired, such as Procornea, Paragon, and GP Specialists, as well as the expansion of its Arizona facility to service the growing U.S. and export markets.
Dr. Aragón also announced the appointment of Tony Sommer as general manager of the Americas, and he described a series of videos named The Myopia Minute designed to educate eye care professionals with quick tips to maximize the performance of OrthoK lenses and remove the fear that ECPs have when fitting them.
In addition, Dr. Aragón also shared developments with the parent company, including its joint venture with EssilorLuxottica to bring to market SightGlass Vision spectacle lenses to slow the progression of myopia in children. He concluded with his involvement in and the influence of the Global Myopia Awareness Coalition.
Watch the video interview for more in-depth details.