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Lions outback vision provide outreach eye health clinics, surgical services and telemedicine for rural, remote and Indigenous West Australians. It aims to address the unique challenges of delivering quality specialist eye health care with the development and implementation of innovative and sustainable models of service delivery.
Specialist eye health care services are provided throughout Western Australia in the following regions:
Lions outback vision was established in 2010 with the support of the Lions Eye Institute and the University of Western Australia.
Abstract adapted from Lions outback vision
Associate Professor Angus Turner
Lions outback vision
c/o Lions Eye Institute
2 Verdun Street
Nedlands WA 6009
Ph: (08) 9381 0777
Ph: (08) 9381 0802
Fax: (08) 9381 0700
Bad sugars bad eyes is a short animated educational video designed for Indigenous people with diabetes. It aims to highlight key patient information about diabetes and its effects on the eye, the importance of annual eye screening, and increase awareness in the Indigenous community.
The video is freely available through Lions Outback Vision for all clinics and health practitioners seeking to use it in their regular practice.
The video was awarded first prize at the 2012 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologist Annual Scientific Congress Film Festival.
Abstract adapted from Lions Outback Vision