Lions World Sight Day

Focusing Attention on Preventing Blindness and Improving Sight

Bridlington Lions took part in World Sight day at the Promenades Shopping Centre. A group of Lions members set up stall and gave out leaflets and information highlighting issues  that people can have with their eyes and in doing so helping to prevent blindness and poor vision caused by various forms of eye disease.

For more than 12 years, Lions World Sight Day, held annually in October, has focused attention on eliminating preventable blindness and improving sight. On World Sight Day, Lions clubs around the world conduct special sight-related projects including:

  • Collecting eyeglasses
  • Conducting vision and diabetes screenings
  • Planning educational programs to inform their communities about the importance of eye health – and diseases such as diabetes that can impair sight

International World Sight Day Event

Lions Clubs International also sponsors an annual international event on World Sight Day. On October 9, 2011, Lions celebrated World Sight Day in Shenzhen, China. During this event, Lions screened and provided eyeglasses to thousands of under served people and inaugurated the Lions Low Vision Rehabilitation Clinic.

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