Latest Lions Eye Bank Stories

2013-11-26 23:01:20

Ten years after a transplant, a cornea from a 71-year-old donor is likely to remain as healthy as a cornea from a donor half that age, and corneas from donors over 71 perform slightly less well but still remain healthy for most transplant recipients, according to a study funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) and led by the UC Davis Health System Eye Center and the University of Cincinnati Eye Institute. Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Ten years after a transplant, a...

2011-01-10 00:00:51

Eye bank's revised site features transplant information, personal stories, giving opportunities and donor registration. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 8, 2011 Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley, the eye bank that coordinates corneal transplants for Southern New Jersey, Delaware and Southeast Pennsylvania, announced today the relaunch of its website, http://www.lebdv.org, following an extensive redesign by the Newark, Delaware-based firm Tipton Communications. The redesigned site features...

2010-10-21 10:27:00

DENVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What if the blind could suddenly see? A unique art exhibit featuring photographs taken by people who were once blind but can now see because of a corneal transplant opens in Denver with a special preview on November 13 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Network Gallery, located at 878 Santa Fe Drive. The exhibit will remain at Artwork Network through Thanksgiving. It will then travel to driver's license offices, shopping malls and libraries throughout...

2010-04-08 09:00:00

AURORA, Colo., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado led the nation in 2009 as the state with the highest eye, organ and tissue donor designation rate with 64.4 percent. The designation rate is the number of individuals who joined the state donor registry expressed as a percentage of all driver's licenses and ID cards issued. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100408/DC83095LOGO) Today, the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank (RMLEB) released statistics in conjunction with...

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