Facts & Statistics

84,297
Number of corneas provided for transplant in 2017

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68,565
U.S. donors of ocular tissue in 2017

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95+%
Success rate of cornea transplants

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$6.0B
Lifetime economic benefit of cornea transplants performed in 2017

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This week is National #EMSWeek! We would like to thank all of the emergency medical service professionals for the incredibly important work, often under difficult circumstances, that they do every day to save lives.

These professionals are often the start of the donation process, and play a key role in ensuring that all individuals are given the opportunity to leave a legacy through the gift of donation. Thanks for being #EMSStrong.
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Recognizing sexual harassment in the workplace is not always clear-cut.

Elizabeth Garcia, Esq., Shareholder and Department Chair of Labor and Employment of Parker McCay P.A., a prominent New Jersey law firm, will speak about how to gain an understanding of how sexual harassment is defined and how to handle it at any level.

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Michael L. Nordlund Awarded 2017 R. Townley Paton Award

Michael L. Nordlund, MD, PhD, Medical Director with Cincinnati Eye Institute, based in Cincinnati, Ohio received the 2017 R. Townley Paton Award during the Cornea and Eye Banking Forum, co-sponsored by the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) and the Cornea Society, in New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 10, 2017.

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32nd Annual Run for Vision 5K sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA), a nonprofit dedicated to sight worldwide restoration, hosted its 32nd Annual Run for Vision 5K, sponsored by Bausch + Lomb on Sunday, November 12, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Cornea Transplants in the United States Increase 1.85% in First Half of 2017

The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) reports that cornea transplants in the United States increased by 1.85% during the first six months of 2017 over the corresponding period in 2016. Observers had anticipated a possible reduction in the number of transplants due to alternative therapies for corneal diseases.

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Latest Issue of International Eye Banking Journal Available

The International Journal of Eye Banking’s Volume 5, Issue 3, is now available. The Journal is EBAA’s peer-reviewed publication dedicated to eye banking and corneal transplantation, providing free access to both readers and authors. To view the issue, please click the link below.

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