About LLEF

In the beginning: In 1974 the Lions of Louisiana formed “The Louisiana Lions Eye Foundation” to continue this commitment of Eye Care here in Louisiana.

In 1986 The Louisiana Lions Eye Foundation, worked with LSU helped to built a facility located at 2020 Gravier Street in New Orleans. Today, this building houses the Louisiana Lions Eye Foundation’s main offices and the LSU Health Sciences Center Department of Ophthalmology.

Our Goal:
To improve the quality of life for Louisiana residents, through eye care services.

Our Commitment:
Is to Patient Care, Research & Development and Education.

The Louisiana Lions Eye Foundation serves thousands of residents each year through eye exams, eyeglasses, surgeries, low vision services, eyeglass recycling and vision screenings. One of the chief programs of the Louisiana Lions Eye Foundation is Cubsight, where tens of thousands of pre-school aged children are screened every year.