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Special Olympics Lions Club International Opening Eyes

Opening Eyes is changing lives in communities across the globe, providing free eye assessments, prescription eyewear, sunglasses and sport goggles to people with intellectual disabilities.

Goals of the Opening Eyes Programme:

  1. Increase access to eye care for Special Olympics athletes, as well as people with an intellectual disability.
  2. Raise eye care professionals' awareness of vision and eye health concerns of people with intellectual disabilities, including difficulties involved in accessing treatment.
  3. Develop a body of knowledge about vision and eye health of children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

For any specific enquiries regarding the Opening Eyes programme please contact the Clinical Directors using the relevant email below:


For more information about Healthy Athletes or if you are a health care professional and would like to learn about how you can participate in Healthy Athletes, please contact:

Head Office

+64 4 560 0356

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