Coastal Contacts Inc. operates as an online direct-to-consumer retailer of vision care products and services in North America, Europe, and Australia. The company operates in two segments, Contact Lenses and Eyeglasses. It offers vision care accessories comprising sunglasses and contact lens solution. The company sells its products through proprietary Websites, which include Coastal.com, ClearlyContacts.ca, ClearlyContacts.com.au, ClearlyContacts.co.nz, LensWay.se, LensWay.fi, LensWay.nl, LensWay.no, LensWay.co.uk, and ContactSan.com, as well as through telephone and email. Coastal Contacts Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. As of April 28, 2014, Coastal Contacts Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Essilor International SA.