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News: Laser center turns dry eye center

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NVISION Laser Eye Centers Introduces Its First New Service Since Changing Its Name From TLC Laser Eye Centers

NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Oct 11, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- NVISION Laser Eye Centers, formerly part of TLC Laser Eye Centers, is introducing its first new service since changing its name last month.

"If you're one of 22 million people nationwide who suffer daily from dry eyes, the Dry Eye Clinic at our eight NVISON Laser Eye Centers throughout Southern California can offer you comfort and relief with a variety of treatment options," said Dr. Tom Tooma, the Medical Director for NVISION Laser Eye Centers, formerly part of TLC Laser Eye Centers, and renowned eye surgeon who has performed more than 100,000 vision correction procedures.

People who suffer from dry eyes include those who:

-- Wear contact lenses, especially for prolonged periods of time;
-- Are taking medications such as antihistamines or birth control pills;
-- Are over 50, especially women going through menopause;
-- Have specific diseases such as Sjogren's Syndrome, rheumatoid
arthritis and collagen vascular disease;
-- Have eyelids that don't close properly due to structural
-- Or live in dry climates.

If you suffer from dry eyes, you may experience:

-- Burning/Stinging
-- Itchiness
-- Light sensitivity
-- Grittiness/scratchiness
-- Redness of the eye/lid margin areas
-- Blurred vision

NVISON Laser Eye Centers offers both diagnosis and treatment of a variety of dry eye conditions: