Coastal Contacts Inc.
TSX : COA

Coastal Contacts Inc.

August 31, 2009 09:00 ET

Coastal Contacts to Release Third Quarter 2009 Financials On September 9, 2009

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2009) - Coastal Contacts Inc. (TSX:COA) announced today that its financial results for the third fiscal quarter ending July 31, 2009 will be released on Wednesday, September 9, 2009.

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 of 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. Already #1 in many of its markets, Coastal Contacts is rapidly becoming the "World's Vision Store".

All statements made in this news release, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. Persons reading this news release are cautioned that forward-looking statements or information are only predictions, and that our actual future results or performance may be materially different due to a number of factors. These factors include, but are not limited to: changes in the market; downturns in economic conditions; consumer credit risk; our ability to implement our business strategies; competition; limited suppliers; inventory risk; disruption in our distribution facilities; mergers and acquisitions; foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations; regulatory requirements; demand for contact lenses and related vision care products; competition; and dependence on the internet and other risks detailed in our filings with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Reference should be made to the section entitled "Risk Factors" contained in our most recently filed Annual Information Form dated January 29, 2009, for a detailed description of the risks and uncertainties relating to our business. These risks, as well as others, could cause actual results and events to vary significantly. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information, which are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release and we expressly disclaim any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements, unless we specifically state otherwise and except as required by applicable law.

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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