TLC Vision Corporation

TLC Vision Corporation

March 27, 2007 13:55 ET

TLCVision Announces Management Change

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI--(CCNMatthews - March 27, 2007) - TLC Vision Corporation (TSX:TLC)(NASDAQ:TLCV), North America's premier eye care services company, today announced that Bill Leonard, President of Refractive Services, will be leaving the Company effective immediately. The refractive strategy will continue to be driven by six field vice presidents, reporting in the interim into Jim Wachtman, President and CEO.

"We are grateful to Bill for over 11 years of service and leadership with TLC Vision Corporation," said Jim Wachtman. "Bill was instrumental in developing a solid refractive platform that the team will continue to build upon. Through the coordinated efforts of the refractive group, we are experiencing strong consumer response to our marketing initiatives, and above projected industry procedure volume growth rates in the first quarter. As the Company evolves to a more marketing-driven organization, we will align our management resources to successfully drive both the short-term and longer-term strategies of TLCVision."

About TLCVision

TLCVision is North America's premier eye care services company, providing eye doctors with the tools and technologies needed to deliver high-quality patient care. Through its centers management and technology access service models, and its managed care contracting strength, TLCVision maintains leading positions in Refractive and Cataract markets. More information about TLCVision can be found on the corporate website Go to for information on refractive surgery.

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