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Coming Up Soon: World Sight Day: October 14, 2021

World Sight Day, a global recognition that brings attention to blindness and vision impairment, takes place on October 14, 2021. Events and activities marking the occasion are coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB). It all began in 1998 when Lions Clubs International partnered with blindness organization worldwide to launch the first World Sight Day, according to timeanddate.com’s World Sight Day listing. With this year’s theme, #LoveYourEyes, IAPB emphasizes the importance of eye care and vision tests. To advance the theme, the organization offers a schools pack that can be used by educators to highlight the importance of eye health and advice on “How to Love Your Eyes.”