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Lions Recycle for Sight Project
Lions Eye Screening cum Public Talk 2011
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Introduction of Key members of LSSC
Insight into worldwide blindness and avoidable blindness
Introduction of “Lions Recycle for Sight Project”
Goals for the year 2011
How you can help us?
How to contact us?
Key members of LSSC
Insight into world blindness and avoidable
blindness
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From WHO estimates:
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75% of blindness is avoidable
90% of people with visual impairments live in developing
countries
80% of visual impairment is avoidable
Insight into world blindness and avoidable
blindness
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CURRENTLY:
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153 million people with visual impairment due to uncorrected
refractive errors
Globally, uncorrected refractive errors are the main cause of visual
impairment for children aged 5-15 years old
Prevalence of myopia is dramatically increasing amongst children in
SEA
Simplest, cheapest and widely used solution: SPECTACLES
Insight into world blindness and avoidable
blindness
Lions Recycle for Sight Project
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About the Project
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Recycle used spectacles
Clean, fix and categorize spectacles
Store spectacles
Distribute these spectacles to the less fortunate citizens of
developing countries
Goals for the year 2011
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Raise awareness of LSSC and its projects
Collect 10,000 pairs of spectacles
Reece trip for overseas mission trip
How you can help us?
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Donate used spectacles to us!
Place collection boxes (that we provide) in your workplace/school for collection purpose!
Help clean, fix and categorize spectacles!
Store spectacles!
How to contact us?
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Contact Us
Lions SaveSight Centre (Singapore) is located at:
6A Napier Road, Gleneagles Hospital
Annexe Block #02-38, Singapore 258500
Tel: +65 6466 6666
Fax: +65 6733 3360
Website: www.lssc.org.sg
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Email us:
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Administrative matters: [email protected]
Sponsorship related matters: [email protected]
Volunteering related matters: [email protected]
General enquiries: [email protected]
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