Directory for Lions Club Eyecare & Vision Surgeries

NOTE: Online applications for Lighthouse services will be given strong preference through March 30 as we deal with staffing issues caused by COVID-19.

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The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation was founded in 1949 when three Lions Clubs came together to fund one sight-saving surgery. We now perform more than 350 surgeries across the state every year.

The Lighthouse provides surgery assistance for:

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetes-related vision loss

Requirements for Services

  • Have been a legal Georgia resident for one (1) year
  • Complete the application process
  • Have no insurance or other way to pay for the required surgery
  • Meet financial guidelines

NOTE: The Lighthouse vision surgery application is now online!

“The Lighthouse is a wonderful program. It helps a whole lot of people who wouldn’t have that chance to see again, and it gives them a second chance at life. I’m so grateful to get my sight back.”
– Cheryl Tisdale, eye surgery recipient


The Lighthouse Foundation Eye Surgery Program is supported by a dynamic team of doctors:

If you are interested in joining our partner network, please contact us and we’ll get back to you right away.