What is Diabetic Retinopathy and How can Lions Help?

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Diabetic retinopathy, a complication of diabetes, is the result of damage to the blood vessels of the retina—the light sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. In…

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Bringing Healthy Vision into Focus

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Did you know that 19 million children around the world are visually impaired? Of these, nearly 2 of 3 just need access to simple eyeglasses to correct refractive…

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SightFirst Funds Research to Treat Low Vision

Monday, October 9, 2017

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) is a leader in providing support for preventing avoidable blindness and restoring sight for people around the world. With funds raised through Campaign SightFirst…

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Support Vision Care on World Sight Day and Every Day

Sunday, October 8, 2017

World Sight Day (October 12, 2017) is fast approaching! As your club prepares to raise awareness of visual impairment in your community, please keep LCIF and Sight for…

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LCIF Tackles Trachoma with the Carter Center

Saturday, October 7, 2017

What is Trachoma? Trachoma is one of the oldest known infectious diseases. A bacterial disease, trachoma is spread easily through contact with infected individuals. After years of repeated infection,…

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