Lirot association was founded with the aim of locating efficient treatments for all eye diseases, particularly those diseases leading to blindness, and to bring relief and salvation for persons suffering from vision loss and blindness
Our goals are to fund research in Blindness prevention and to increase public awareness of the importance of preventive care in order to reduce the number of people affected by eye diseases in Israel.
Next to the board of Lirot Association and the Scientific committee many eye health specialists, senior head of ophthalmology departments and volunteers are supporting and advising the Association.
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ABOUT LIROT ASSOCIATION BY NADINE HOLLANDER, CEO OF LIROT
THE LATEST ACTIVITIES OF LIROT
SAVED FROM LOSS OF SIGHT
ELDERLY WERE EXAMINATED
CHILDREN EYE SCREENING
LATEST PROJECT CHILDREN EYE SCREENING PROJECT
One of Lirot’s achievements is our medical project of eye screening for needy
children in order to prevent blindness due to “lazy eye” or amblyopia, If not treated
before the age of 8, the child can become blind in one eye.
Up to 5 % of the juvenile population suffers from “lazy eye”, or approximately 8000
children every year contract the disease.
This is an innovative and unique project in Israel that will screen the children’s eyes
of disadvantaged children in community centers throughout the country.