SAN RAMON, Calif.—CooperVision has announced two advancements to educate and support U.S. eyecare professionals as they enter into and continue with myopia control in their practices. The company’s newly launched MiSight 1 day QuickStart Program has been introduced to simplify the process of prescribing MiSight 1 day contact lenses for ECPs. Additionally, CooperVision has expanded its dedicated myopia management team to provide additional professional support to combat the growing epidemic. Priscilla Chang, OD FAAO, IACMM, has joined CooperVision as senior manager, myopia management. Dr. Chang previously served as a clinical sales consultant for Johnson & Johnson Vision. She joins Leah Johnson, OD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA, and Felicia Timmermann, OD, MS, FAAO, senior managers, myopia management.”

The QuickStart program, accessible via CooperVision’s Online Success Center, caters to ECPs at various stages of their prescribing journey with MiSight 1 day, the first and only FDA-approved soft contact lens proven to slow the progression of myopia in children, aged 8 to 12 years at the initiation of treatment.

“CooperVision’s commitment to providing the eyecare community with the highest quality tools, products and services starts first by investing in our people,” said Justin Kwan, OD, FAAO, who has been promoted to head, myopia management. “Through this team of Drs. Chang, Johnson and Timmermann, we’re elevating peer-to-peer interaction, practice support, and education across the country, while helping the profession establish myopia management as the standard of care.”