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Eliminating blindness and vision loss

Each year, thousands of Australians suffer the debilitating effects of vision loss and blindness. There is a substantial gap in eye health between rural and remote Western Australians and their urban counterparts. People living in rural and remote Australia needlessly experience higher rates of blinding eye disease. Yet 94% of vision loss is preventable or treatable.

Over 50,000 Australians are

BLIND

and another 480,300 suffer from low vision

3,300

Indigenous people are blind and 15,015 suffer from low vision.

The rate of blindness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait is

3 TIMES

high than non indigenous Australians

94%

94% of vision loss is preventable or treatable.

I believe all Western Australians should have access to excellent eye health care services, no matter where they live.
Professor Angus Turner
McCusker Director Lions Outback Vision

TELEHEALTH

Telehealth uses modern technology and AI systems to communicate with patients in real time with shared images, enabling consultation, diagnosis and treatment plans without travelling thousands of kilometres from home.

OUTREACH SERVICES

Coordinated visits for ophthalmology and optometry services to regional hospitals and regional and remote communities across Western Australia.

KIMBERLEY HUB

A Broome based multidisciplinary eye health facility with resident specialists and allied health providers servicing the North West.

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