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Forbes Magazine Names Dr. Tom Tooma Leading U.S. Laser Eye Surgeon

October 1, 2010

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Oct. 1, 2010)NVISION® Eye Centers, formerly part of TLC Laser Eye Centers, announced today that Dr. Tom Tooma has been selected by Goldline Research as one of the leading Laser Eye Surgeons of the United States for 2010. The list of leading Laser Eye Surgeons of the United States was published this week in Forbes Magazine."It is a great honor to be selected by Goldline Research and to receive this distinction as one of only ten LASIK surgeons to be listed in Forbes Magazine in 2010," said Dr. Tom Tooma, the Medical Director for NVISION® Eye Centers, formerly part of TLC Laser Eye Centers, and renowned eye surgeon who has performed more than 100,000 vision correction procedures."There are more than 10,000 laser eye surgeons in the United States. The practices that we selected provide outstanding patient care that exceeds the industry standard," said Victoria Coryelle, Analyst, Goldline Research. "We believe that these practices are setting the benchmarks for patient service for the industry as a whole."Goldline Research, an independent, third-party research firm specializing in evaluating special services firms, undertook an extensive research process, including individual company interviews, qualitative analysis of company data and customer reference checks to determine high-quality patient care. Dr. Tom Tooma, NVISION® Laser Eye Centers, was the only practice chosen in California due to his remarkable service and overall patient satisfaction in the industry.About NVISION® Laser Eye Centers.

ABOUT NVISION® EYE CENTERS: NVISION® Eye Centers is the premier provider of LASIK and cataract surgery in the U.S., with centers in California, Nevada, Oregon, Arizona and Toronto, Canada. An innovative leader in ophthalmology, NVISION® is dedicated to providing the best patient experience through the use of the latest technology and treatment by the most talented and experienced surgeons in the industry. NVISION® was founded in 2010 by Tom Tooma, M.D., one of the earliest pioneers of LASIK who has performed more than 100,000 procedures throughout his esteemed career. With more than 1,900 eye doctors referring their patients and trusting their own eyes to NVISION® surgeons, NVISION® Eye Centers is the Eye Doctors' #1 Choice®.

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