TLC Vision Corporation

TLC Vision Corporation

March 29, 2005 11:05 ET

TLCVision to Present at the Scotia Capital Spring Growth Conference


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: TLC VISION CORPORATION

TSX SYMBOL: TLC
NASDAQ SYMBOL: TLCV

MARCH 29, 2005 - 11:05 ET

TLCVision to Present at the Scotia Capital Spring
Growth Conference

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI--(CCNMatthews - March 29, 2005) - TLC Vision
Corporation (NASDAQ:TLCV)(TSX:TLC), North America's premier eye care
services company, announced today that Jim Wachtman, President & CEO and
Steve Rasche, VP Finance & CFO, will present at Scotia Capital's Spring
Growth Conference at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, in Montreal, on
Monday, April 4, 2005 at 10:20am Eastern Time. The presentation will
review TLCVision's performance and growth strategy.

The TLCVision management presentation will be webcast live and can be
accessed under the "Webcasts" link in the Investor Relations section at
www.tlcv.com.

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 care. We maintain leading positions in Refractive, Cataract
and Optometric Services markets, plus the AMD market through our
significant ownership in OccuLogix, Inc (NASDAQ: RHEO, TSX: RHE). The
key drivers of TLCVision's strategy are our affiliated network of over
13,000 eye doctors, proven corporate and consumer marketing and
education programs, and access to state of the art clinical
technologies. We are supported by strong financial performance, a
culture of operational excellence and an experienced management team.
The Company's common shares trade on the NASDAQ National Market under
the symbol 'TLCV' and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol
'TLC'. More information about the Company can be found on the TLCVision
web site at www.tlcv.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within
the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and
Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which
statements can be identified by the use of forward looking terminology,
such as "may," "will," "expect," "intend, "anticipate," "estimate,"
"predict," "plans" or "continue" or the negative thereof or other
variations thereon or comparable terminology referring to future events
or results. The Company's actual results could differ materially from
those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of
numerous factors, including the timing of expenditures, effects of
competition, changes to pricing, acquisitions and expansion
opportunities, any of which could cause actual results to vary
materially from current results of TLCVision's anticipated future
results. See the Company's reports filed with the Canadian Securities
Regulators and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from time to
time for cautionary statements identifying important factors with
respect to such forward looking statements, including certain risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
results referred to in forward looking statements. TLCVision assumes no
obligation to update the information contained in this press release.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    TLC Vision Corporation
    Anna Austin
    EVP, Corporate Communications
    (314) 523-8354
    or
    TLC Vision Corporation
    Ian Chadsey
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (905) 238-3904
    investor.relations@tlcvision.com