LASIK MD to take on former VisionMed Vancouver patients

    VANCOUVER, May 26 /CNW Telbec/ - LASIK MD, the only national provider of
laser vision correction in Canada, will now be providing follow-up care to the
patients of the VisionMed centre in Vancouver. VisionMed will be closing its
facility effective May 27, 2009. LASIK MD Vancouver is located at 1281 West
Georgia Street.
    VisionMed Medical Director Dr. Tom Nagy will join LASIK MD's Vancouver
team of surgeons. "Dr. Nagy will be a familiar face for VisionMed's patients
coming in for follow-up care with LASIK MD," said Dr. Mark Cohen, LASIK MD's
president and co-founder. "We are fortunate to add such an experienced
refractive surgeon to the LASIK MD team."
    LASIK MD operates 23 clinics in nine Canadian provinces and one clinic in
the United States. LASIK MD provides high-quality medical care using
state-of-the-art technology at an affordable price. Its surgeons are highly
experienced in the field, having performed more than 500,000 procedures. LASIK
MD is a proud winner of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies award.
    "LASIK MD is known for providing excellent medical care and a high
standard of service. We are confident that our former patients in Vancouver
will be in good hands" says Michael Melenchuk, President and CEO of Family
Vision Care Ltd (FVC). VisionMed is a 100 per cent owned subsidiary of FVC,
which will continue to operate its vision correction center in Edmonton.

    For more information about LASIK MD, laser vision correction, or to make
an appointment for a free consultation, please call toll-free 1-866-366-2020
or visit

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For further information: Véronique Deshaies, 1-877-969-9888 ext. 2276,

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