Better Vision. Better Hearing. Better Georgia.
Our Services•   Vision Screenings•   Vision Clinics•   Eye Surgeries•   Hearing Services•   Eyeglass Recycling
Eye SurgeriesFounded in 1949 to provide surgeries for one young boy, theLighthouse now helps 350 people receive surgeries ...
Eye Clinics• The Lighthouse partners with 23 free clinics  throughout the state.• Annually, we now provide 5,000 eyeglasse...
Hearing Services• The Lighthouse provided 1,815 hearing aids  last year throughout Georgia.                         Hearin...
Eyeglass Recycling• Over 50,000 pairs of eyeglasses sent to  developing nations each year.
Program Impact
Program Impact                 4 out of 5 surgery patients say                 the Lighthouse helped them                 ...
About Lighthouse FundingThe majority of the Lighthouse gifts come from medicalproviders who discount their services up to ...
Ways you can help          As a Club:          Host a Vision Screening          Hold a White Cane Drive          Volunteer...
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2012 Lighthouse Overview

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Here's a brief overview of the services the Lighthouse provides, and how those services have grown since we moved into the new building in 2011!

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2012 Lighthouse Overview

  1. 1. Better Vision. Better Hearing. Better Georgia.
  2. 2. Our Services• Vision Screenings• Vision Clinics• Eye Surgeries• Hearing Services• Eyeglass Recycling
  3. 3. Eye SurgeriesFounded in 1949 to provide surgeries for one young boy, theLighthouse now helps 350 people receive surgeries annually.
  4. 4. Eye Clinics• The Lighthouse partners with 23 free clinics throughout the state.• Annually, we now provide 5,000 eyeglasses and over 2,500 eye exams to low income Georgians. Preventative Care “I am so grateful for this clinic and everyone who is involved with it,” says Irish, a patient who could have gone several years without seeing any signs of glaucoma, and was at serious risk of going blind. She now is educated about glaucoma, takes her medication every night, and regularly comes for checkups.
  5. 5. Hearing Services• The Lighthouse provided 1,815 hearing aids last year throughout Georgia. Hearing loss not only affects the person with the loss, but also their family and friends.
  6. 6. Eyeglass Recycling• Over 50,000 pairs of eyeglasses sent to developing nations each year.
  7. 7. Program Impact
  8. 8. Program Impact 4 out of 5 surgery patients say the Lighthouse helped them keep their job.Yes: 86%88% of hearing aid patients said theyunderstood conversations with familyYes: 86% and friends better than before.
  9. 9. About Lighthouse FundingThe majority of the Lighthouse gifts come from medicalproviders who discount their services up to 75%.The Lighthouse has less than a 10% overhead.
  10. 10. Ways you can help As a Club: Host a Vision Screening Hold a White Cane Drive Volunteer at an eye clinic Wash and sort eyeglasses As an individual: Join Luminary Society Join the 1949 club Make a planned gift

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