Automated computer software system improves accuracy of tissue evaluation, providing more corneas for sight-restoring transplants. Washington, D.C. – The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) today announces its partnership with […]
EBAA looks to the future of eye banking and corneal transplantation by funding the advancement of new technologies and innovations in corneal sight restoration. Washington, DC—The Eye Bank Association of […]
EBAA has announced Eric Meinecke, CEBT, of the Georgia Eye Bank as winner of the 2022 Leonard Heise Award. The Heise Award is the association’s most prestigious honor presented to a non-physician eye banker.
EBAA will present the 2021 Leonard Heise Award to Brian Philippy, CEBT, Director of Transplant and Research at the Lions Medical Eye Bank & Research Center of Eastern Virginia. The Heise Award is the association’s most prestigious honor presented to a non-physician eye banker in recognition of their outstanding devotion to the eye banking profession and for exemplifying the precepts of Leonard Heise, one of EBAA’s founders.
Kentucky State Senator Ralph Alvarado is the 2022 recipient of EBAA Crystal Cornea Award. The Crystal Cornea Award is a prestigious honor presented to an individual or organization from outside healthcare and eye banking, who elevates public awareness of corneal donation and transplantation and supports EBAA’s mission to restore sight worldwide.
The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) announced two awardees for its Targeted Research Grants to fund investigations into SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 and their impact on eye banking and cornea transplantation.
The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced the creation of a new grant program that provides financial support to researchers in need of human eye tissue for their research.
The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) awarded its 2020 High Impact Research Grant to Dr. Mark McDaniell MBBS, FRANZCO, FRACS, from Centre for Eye Research Australia.
The Los Angeles Times, in its “Bodies of Evidence” articles, has done a tremendous disservice to the goal of increasing organ, eye and tissue donations in the United States. On behalf of the nation’s tissue banks, eye banks and organ procurement organizations (OPOs), we can assure
everyone that the circumstances described in these articles simply do not exist as described.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) have partnered to launch EyeFind, a new online tool that will connect eye and vision researchers with eye banks to more efficiently obtain eye tissue that is critical for their research.