Media Advisory - Lions Clubs International and District N2 (Nova Scotia) Supports Eye Care Centre



    HALIFAX, May 22 /CNW/ - On May 25, 2009 the Queen Elizabeth II Health
Sciences Centre Foundation (QEII Foundation) will celebrate a generous gift
from Lions Clubs International and District N2 (Nova Scotia) which will enable
the purchase of the first digital slit lamp camera and software system for the
Eye Care Centre at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. This high-tech equipment
will improve care for patients by helping the experts offer the most up to
date diagnosis and treatment to Nova Scotians suffering with diseases of the
cornea.
    The QEII Health Sciences Centre's Eye Care Centre is a national leader in
vision care, integrating high-quality treatment with academic programs and
leading-edge research. Each year the Eye Care Centre treats well over 40,000
patients and performs over 5,000 ophthalmic surgeries.
    The media are welcome to attend, and are asked to contact Steve Jennex at
(902) 473-5591 to confirm their attendance.

    What: Lions Club International and District N2 (Nova Scotia) Supports Eye
    Care Centre
    When: May 25, 2009 at 4:00 p.m.
    Where: Eye Care Centre, 2nd Floor, Centennial Building, 1276 South Park
    Street
    Who: Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre Foundation (QEII
    Foundation)




For further information:

For further information: Steve Jennex, Director of Communications, QEII
Foundation, (902) 473-5591, steve.jennex@qe2-hsc.ns.ca


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