Local Lions Clubs Test Local School Children

Lions-Club-EyesLamar Lions Club members have been conducting kids sight exams at area schools and pre schools. Shown above are Jessica Daniels, Lions Kids Sight chairman assisting a child being tested along with James Farmer operating the camera at Little Peoples School. The camera is a Welsh Allyn model and cost approximately $7500. The camera detects lazy eye, near and far sight, if the eyes are working together, and if the child needs to be seen by their doctor.

Funds to purchase the camera came from the Lamar Lions club, the Wiley Lions Club, and the Springfield Lions Club as well as other local contributions. The Lamar Lions have conducted 136 exams this year. Of those, 22 children were determined to have a vision concern. Brent Frazee is president of the Lamar Lions Club.

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