The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) is a not-for-profit centre of excellence that combines world class scientific research into the prevention of blindness with the highest level of eye care delivery. It incorporates one of Australia’s largest ophthalmic practices, including a Day Surgery Unit and a Laser Vision Centre. The LEI also houses the Lions Eye Bank, Lions Optics, Lions Outback Vision and the Lions Save-Sight Foundation WA.
Our activities are underpinned by a continuous improvement program and worldwide collaborative research as we strive to achieve our Vision – To prevent and cure blindness and eye disease.
Our Clinical Services are internationally recognized for providing high-quality care, a dedicated, passionate and professional team, continued investment in the latest equipment and technology, ongoing ISO 9001 accreditation and strong patient satisfaction ratings.
Our scientists work in close association with our clinicians to bring laboratory generated ideas and techniques to the level where they can be of benefit to people suffering blinding eye conditions. Our patients benefit by receiving the most advanced treatments available anywhere in the world.
In meeting its obligations to the community the Institute adheres to high standards of corporate governance as a limited liability company with not-for-profit and Tax Exempt Gift Recipient status.
The Institute engages Grant Thornton Audit Pty Ltd as an external audit team to independently review its financial reports and uphold the integrity of the reporting process.
Our Executive Committee consisting of senior management personnel meet regularly to discuss key budgetary, operational and strategic activities.