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Three young boys peeing through a door

World Sight Day is a world wide event observed annually on the second Thursday of October. It’s purpose is to draw attention on blindness and vision impairment.

The very first World Sight Day was initiated by the SightFirstCampaign of Lions Club International Foundation in 2000.

IAPB Photo Competition

Young boy with glasses in school

 The World Sight Day Photo Competitions are organised for World Sight Day to promote awareness about eye care and encourage people around the world to participate. The competition is open to Professional and Amateur photographers. Read more

Photo competition microsite:

Send your World Sight Day 2018 event details and photographs to to have it included in the World Sight Day 2018 Activities Report.

Also see the WSD 2017 Activities Report

Photo credit: Three young boys looking through a doorway. Submitted by Addepalli Uday for the #MakeVisionCount Photo Competition

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