The Lions World Sight Day was jointly organised by Eunous Grass Roots Organisation, the People's Association, Singapore National Eye Centre and Lions Save Sight Centre Singapore and Lions Club International District 308-A1, Singapore. LCS Eunos was the main coordinator of this community event with the main aim of promoting public awareness in blindness and eye care. There was a free screening of the eyes for the public for common eye disorders, including cataract, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
The guest of honour for the event was Dr Amy Khor, the Minister of State for Health. Several eminent eye specialists were also present, including Professor Arthur Lim and Professor Donald Tan. Distinguished Ophthalmologist, Dr Ho Ching Lin presented a lecture on Glaucoma and blindness, its treatment and prevention.
Other lions clubs also threw in their support in the organisation and also is sponsoring about 500 senior citizens for the eye screening.
Lions Lam, Tet Nee and Chua were on site to provide photography support for the event.