The Cooper Companies, Inc.
Aug 26, 2010

The Cooper Companies to Present at Two Healthcare Conferences in September 2010

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug 26, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) today announced that it will present at two healthcare conferences in September 2010. The conferences, presenters, dates and times (Eastern) are as follows:

  --  September 14, 2010, at 1:15 p.m. - Albert G. White III, Vice President,
      Investor Relations and Treasurer, will present at the Baird's 2010
      Healthcare Conference to be held at the St. Regis Hotel in New York
      City, NY.

  --  September 15, 2010, at 10:20 a.m. - Albert G. White III, Vice President,
      Investor Relations and Treasurer, will present at the Stifel Nicolaus
      Healthcare Conference 2010 to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in
      Boston, MA.


A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.coopercos.com. The webcast will be archived on the Company's website following each presentation.

ABOUT THE COOPER COMPANIES, INC.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. (www.coopercos.com) is a global medical products company that serves the specialty healthcare market through its subsidiaries CooperVision and CooperSurgical. Corporate offices are in Pleasanton, CA.

CooperVision (www.coopervision.com) develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of contact lenses for the worldwide vision correction market. Dedicated to enhancing the contact lens experience for practitioners and patients, CooperVision specializes in lenses for astigmatism, presbyopia and ocular dryness. Headquartered in Pleasanton, CA, it manufactures in: Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico; Norfolk, VA; Rochester, NY; Adelaide, Australia; and Hamble and Hampshire, UK.

CooperSurgical (www.coopersurgical.com) develops, manufactures and markets medical devices, diagnostic products, and surgical instruments and accessories used primarily by gynecologists and obstetricians. CooperSurgical is a leader in the U.S. Ob-Gyn market, and its major manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Trumbull, CT; Pasadena, CA; and Stafford, TX.

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SOURCE: The Cooper Companies, Inc.

CONTACT:  The Cooper Companies, Inc.
Kim Duncan, Director, Investor Relations
925-460-3663
ir@coopercompanies.com

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