Latest News Blanchard and CooperVision Specialty EyeCare Support GlobalEyes Podcast By Staff Monday, October 26, 2020 12:24 AM MANCHESTER, N.H.—Blanchard Contact Lenses, a CooperVision Specialty EyeCare company, has announced its sponsorship of GlobalEyes, a podcast hosted by Drs. Melissa Barnett and Tom Arnold, that provides a nexus for eyecare practitioners all around the world. Each month, GlobalEyes will feature a different specialist for an informative discussion on the status of the specialty lens fitter profession in their respective country, with a strong focus on scleral lenses. Utilizing a fun and relaxed format, the podcasts explore the technologies, techniques, methods, educational systems, patient-demographics, obstacles, and opportunities, in each guest speaker’s region of the world.The first podcast has been released, and features optometrist Donald Ezekiel of Australia, who is one of the key trailblazers in scleral lens development. “We are pleased to support GlobalEyes, as it facilitates the sharing of region-specific specialty eyecare information by experts throughout the world,” said Jean Blanchard, president of Blanchard Contact Lenses. “Knowledge is power and learning about what your colleagues near and far are doing and experiencing will benefit the entire specialty lens community. As a leading scleral lens designer and manufacturer in North America, we were eager to support this fantastic initiative that aligns with our philosophy of partnership and education.” Each podcast is available anywhere podcasts can be downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.