Coastal Contacts Inc.
TSX : COA

Coastal Contacts Inc.

January 09, 2009 09:00 ET

Coastal Contacts Inc. to Present at the Eleventh Annual ICR XChange Conference

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Coastal Contacts Inc. (TSX:COA) announced today that management will deliver a presentation on behalf of the company at the 11th Annual ICR XChange Conference to be held January 14-15 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa in Dana Point, CA.

The Coastal Contacts Inc. investor presentation will be webcast live at 10:05am Pacific Time on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at: http://investor.shareholder.com/icr/eventdetail.cfm?eventid=64197.

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About Coastal Contacts:

Coastal Contacts Inc. (www.coastalcontacts.com) is the world's leading direct-to-consumer vision products company which designs, produces and distributes a diversified offering such as contact lenses and eyeglasses. The Company's unique combination of branded and private label products represent quality, value and, above all, service. Coastal Contacts sells its products in more than 150 countries through proprietary web properties, which reflect the culture and consumer preference of the target market. As new markets for eyeglasses and contact lenses evolve, the Company is positioned to become the vision product consumer's retailer of choice owing to its unbeatable value proposition combining value and service. Already No. 1 in many of its markets, Coastal Contacts is rapidly advancing toward its goal of becoming the "World's Optical Store".

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of Coastal Contacts Inc. with respect to its performance, business and future events. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, those relating to changes in the market, potential downturns in economic conditions, limited suppliers, inventory risk, disruption in our distribution facilities, foreign exchange fluctuations, regulatory requirements, demand for contact lenses, competition and dependence on the internet. These risks, as well as others, could cause actual results and events to vary significantly. Coastal Contacts does not undertake any obligations to release publicly any revisions for updating any voluntary forward-looking statements.

Neither the TSX nor any other regulatory body has reviewed and therefore does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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