LASIK MD is named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies

    MONTREAL, Feb. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - LASIK MD, Canada's leading provider of
laser vision correction, is proud to announce that it is a winner of Canada's
50 Best Managed Companies for 2007. This prestigious award is part of a
national competition sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, National
Post and Queen's School of Business.
    "We are honoured to be recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed
Companies," said Dr. Mark Cohen, President and Co-Founder. "This award is a
testament of our dedication to excellence, state-of-the-art technology, and
affordable pricing making laser vision correction available to all."
    "This award is also a tribute to the entire LASIK MD team," adds Dr. Avi
Wallerstein, National Medical Director and Co-Founder. "We would like to thank
all of our employees and eye care professionals for helping us earn this
distinction. We are also very grateful to our patients for entrusting us with
their vision."
    "Today's market place is not just about the investment in the product; it
is also about the investment in the people. LASIK MD invests in their team to
build up a strong and stable company. Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies
carries this attribute and we are pleased to say LASIK MD is one of this
year's recipients." John Hughes, Partner, Private Company Services group with
Deloitte, a national sponsor of the Best Managed program.

    About Canada's 50 Best Managed program

    Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies
continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed
companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the
program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this
designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their
management skills and practices. The awards are granted on three levels: 1)
Best Managed winner (one of the 50 new winners selected each year); 2)
Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for two
additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3)
Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum
of six consecutive years.) Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC Commercial
Banking, National Post, and Queen's School of Business. For further
information, visit

    About LASIK MD

    LASIK MD is the leading provider of laser vision correction in Canada
with 19 locations from coast to coast. In 2007, LASIK MD clinics performed
over 50 000 laser vision correction procedures in Canada. Moreover, LASIK MD
surgeons are among the most experienced in the world, having performed over
400 000 procedures. Laser vision correction is the most popular elective
procedure in North America. Over 10 million procedures have been performed in
North America to date. For more information, visit

For further information:

For further information: Fabrice De Dongo, Deloitte PR Manager, (416)
874-3249,,; Georgia Genovezos,
LASIK MD, Vice President of Marketing, (514) 904-2870, extension 208,,

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