The Soft Toric and Presbyopic Lens Education (STAPLE) Program is a collaborative effort on behalf of Alcon, Bausch+Lomb, CooperVision, and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.

This program provides hands-on soft toric and soft multifocal workshops to optometry students in the United States and Canada. In these workshops, students have an opportunity to fit a product from all four companies on patients recruited specifically for the event. 

The 200th STAPLE Program at

the InterAmerican University of 

Puerto Rico on March 1, 2017

The goal of these multi-company workshops is to provide generic education that will benefit the student through a valuable lens fitting experience in the soft toric and multifocal lens categories.