SOURCE: Vision Care Holdings

June 03, 2008 10:00 ET

Eyeglass World and The LASIK Vision Institute Help Consumers Fuel Their Vision With Gas Rebate Offer

LAKE WORTH, FL--(Marketwire - June 3, 2008) - Eyeglass World, a top retailer of eyewear, and The LASIK Vision Institute, a leading provider of laser vision correction services, today announced the two retailers will be offering customers a special gas rebate with the purchase of a new pair of eyeglasses or a LASIK procedure.

Eyeglass World customers who bring in their gas receipt will receive a credit of up to $75 towards the purchase of a new pair of eyeglasses; The LASIK Vision Institute is offering a credit of up to $100 toward the purchase of laser vision correction.

"We're trying to help our customers during this challenging economic climate," said Chris Edwards, chief marketing officer for Vision Care Holdings, LLC, which owns Eyeglass World and The LASIK Vision Institute. "Our already low pricing, combined with this unique gas savings offer, will enable people to get the glasses or procedure they need at a price easier on their wallets."

The LASIK Vision Institute (LVI) provides laser vision correction services through the company's 31 upscale laser correction centers located in 23 states across the country. LVI uses CustomVue by VISX Technology, the latest state-of-the-art FDA-approved laser technology, in each of its centers. Procedures are performed by experienced independent eye surgeons who have collectively completed more than 650,000 eye surgeries. Pre and postoperative visits, along with patient counseling, are available at all locations. Unlike other eye surgery providers, LVI owns its laser equipment and can offer consumers pricing significantly below other providers while maintaining a high standard of service from the best quality physicians. More information is available at www.lasikvisioninstitute.com.

Eyeglass World is a leading retailer of eyewear, offering consumers the best quality, most current and fashionable brand names, finest service and a large selection in a professional superstore environment. Eyeglass World has 67 stores in 23 states across the country that offer a wide selection of more than 2,000 name brand frames from top designers such as Nike, Gucci, Donna Karan and Calvin Klein. In many locations, Eyeglass World's on-site labs can manufacture any prescription in as fast as one hour. Eyeglass World also offers top brands of contact lenses, such as ACUVUE and CIBA Vision, as well as an assortment of sunglasses. As one of the country's largest eyewear retailers, Eyeglass World has strong buying power that enables it to offer consumers the best quality eyewear at great prices. Eyeglass World accepts most insurance plans, with frequent promotions making vision care even more affordable. More information is available at www.eyeglassworld.com.

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