LCIF Provides Sight and Hope in Colorado

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Melody Bettenhausen of Ensight shows Maurine how to use a closed circuit monitor/ desktop video magnifier to write a check. (Photo by Wayne Crownhart 2015)

“I’m sorry, but you are going blind. We can’t do anything about it.” For many people diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), these words can stir fear, anger…

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News Release: RPB Launches Low Vision Research Initiative

Thursday, August 13, 2015
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) is launching a new research initiative to address urgent needs in understanding and treating low vision. The $1.2…

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Lions: Share Your Story with LCIF!

Friday, July 31, 2015
Story time in Egypt

Do you want other Lions to understand why LCIF is so important to you? Has your Lions club or district accomplished an important project? Have you been helped by an…

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SightFirst Grant at Work in Vietnam

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Ho Chi Minh City cataract patients

The Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients (SAPP) in Ho Chi Minh City has received a US$50,000 Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) SightFirst grant to provide free small incision cataract surgeries…

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News Release: Dr. Virgilio Galvis Ramirez Wins the 2015 Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention

Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Oak Brook, Illinois, USA, June 23, 2015—Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) are pleased to announce Dr. Virgilio Galvis Ramirez of Colombia…

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