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Open Day

When:

Sat 20 Oct 2018, 9:30am–12:30pm

Where: Lions Eye Institute, 2 Verdun St , Nedlands, Western Australia

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: francescarobb

Learn all about the eye at the Lions Eye Institute Open Day. This year's Open Day features interactive displays from researchers and for the first time, visitors can experience being inside the eye using virtual reality technology.

Institute research groups will showcase the latest cutting-edge eye science with a focus on eye genetics, DNA testing, stem cell technology, gene therapy and clinical trials.

Also on offer:
- Vision impairment glasses which give people an awareness of how different eye diseases affect eyesight.
- Chat with LEI Managing Director Professor David Mackey.
- Learn how skin cells are used to grow eye cells in petri dishes.
- Games and prizes for children.
- Special offers on eye tests with the Lions Optics team.
- Damper making with Lions Outback Vision.

The Open Day is free and all are welcome.