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    Posted May 23, 2014 by
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    Sam Lehrer Shows Support for Cystic Fibrosis Research

     
    Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease primarily affecting the lungs and digestive system. When an abnormal gene and its protein product causes the body to produce a thick, sticky mucus, it can clog a person’s lungs and lead to life-threatening lung infections. The disease also affects enzymes that help the body digest food and absorb nutrients that are vital to sustain life. There are nearly one thousand new cases of Cystic Fibrosis diagnosed each year and more than 75 percent of those affected are diagnosed by age two.

    Only a few decades ago, infected children did not live long enough to experience secondary and often primary education, however, with the generous support of many donors, there has been substantial progress in understanding and treating the disease to where the life expectancy of affected children has doubled and the quality of life for those affected has dramatically improved.

    Samuel Lehrer and his company, MedLaser Depot, were recognized as the largest sponsor of cystic fibrosis. Sam Lehrer and MedLaser Depot assisted in organizing a family fishing tournament in Fort Lauderdale, Florida that raised more than $20,000 for the cause. Sam Lehrer and MedLaser Depot support an array of charitable organizations in an effort to reach out the community and encourage support for medical research as the company is an integral component of the medical industry. MedLaser Depot simplifies the medical equipment business with repair and replacement services. The company keeps operational costs low for clients and laser efficiency up by buying, selling, refurbishing and repairing its technology. MedLaser Depot reviews its equipment before acquisition, typically from repossession firms, banks and end users. Every piece of refurbished equipment meets certification standards and is extensively tested to ensure its safety and functionality. MedLaser Depot offers a plethora of major laser brands including Reliant, Lumenis, Syneron, and Cutera.

    In the coming years, Sam Lehrer and his team at MedLaser Depot strive to reach and exceed $60,000 in fundraising for medical research related to Cystic Fibrosis and other diseases. Samuel Lehrer is also a noted supporter of the Little Yellow School House, which provides children with life skills that will pave the way to a successful future. His commitment and contributions to these organizations and foundations have had a tremendous impact on the children and people they support.

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