Coastal Contacts Inc.
TSX : COA

Coastal Contacts Inc.

July 28, 2009 09:00 ET

Coastal Contacts Inc. to Present at the Rodman and Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

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Coastal Contacts Inc. (TSX:COA) announced today that Mr. Roger Hardy, Coastal President and CEO will deliver a presentation on behalf of the company at the Rodman and Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference to be held September 9-11, 2009 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY.

- The presentation will include an update on the company's progress as the leading international direct to consumer retailer of vision products such as contact lenses and related vision product accessories. Also included will be an update on the Company's eyeglasses category, launched in 2008, which is rapidly becoming a material component of Coastal's overall business.

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 #1 in many of its markets, Coastal Contacts is rapidly advancing toward its goal of becoming the "World's Vision 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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