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Lombard Lions to host free diabetic retinopathy screening

Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

LOMBARD – The Lombard Lions Club will host a free diabetic retinopathy screening from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6 at Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, 130 S. Main St. in Lombard.

The screening is for individuals with diabetes, or those at risk of developing diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy can lead to poor vision and even blindness.

Since early detection is critical, persons with diabetes or those older than 55 years old are encouraged to take advantage of this free screening. The screening is sponsored by the Lions Club and the Lions of Illinois Foundation.

For more information, visit www.lombardlions.org

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