Coastal Contacts Inc.
TSX : COA

Coastal Contacts Inc.

December 19, 2007 09:00 ET

Coastal Contacts to Release Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Financials on December 20, 2007

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire – December 19, 2007) –

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Coastal Contacts Inc. (TSX:COA) announced today that financial results for the fiscal quarter and year ended October 31, 2007 will be released after market close on Thursday, December 20, 2007.

Coastal Contacts will host a conference call on Thursday, December 20 at 2:00pm (PST) to discuss financial results and Company operations. Participating in the call will be Roger Hardy, President and Chief Executive Officer and Glen Kayll, Chief Financial Officer.

To attend the conference call, participants in Toronto may dial 416-850-9140. Participants outside the greater Toronto area may dial the North American Toll-free number 1-866-400-3320.

A replay of the call will be available for 7 days. To access the replay in Toronto listeners may dial 416-915-1035. The North American Toll-free number for the replay is 1-866-245-6755. The passcode to access the replay is 238343.

About Coastal Contacts:

Coastal Contacts is one of the world's fastest-growing vision care suppliers. Leveraging its world class operations in Europe, North America and Asia, Coastal is building a predictable recurring revenue stream in the contact lens segment and is developing complementary branded vision care products. Already No.1 in many of its markets, Coastal is rapidly advancing toward its goal of becoming the dominant global vision care supplier.

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, changes in business strategy, 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.

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