A call for donating eyes sets in motion the Eye Bank machinery and a team is dispatched within 15 minutes. At the site, the eyes of the deceased are enucleated without causing any disfigurement. This proceduretakes about 10-15 minutes.
Eye donation is an act of donating one’s eyes after his/her death. Only corneal blinds can be benefitted through this process not other Blinds. It is an act of charity, purely for the benefit of the society and is totally voluntary. It is done after death.
Eye banks retrieve and store eyes for cornea transplants and research. The first eye bank was founded in 1944. Currently, in the United States, eye banks provide tissue for about 46,000 cornea transplants each year to treat conditions such as keratoconus and corneal scarring. Which part of the eye can be donated? As it turns out, only one part of the eye can be transplanted. Medical science […]
Eye Bank Association of India is a not for profit society. The policies of the organization are framed by an Executive committee, which comprises of Ophthalmologists and Eye Bankers. The Executive committee is elected by the members of the association and the term of the committee is three years. Any person or organization can […]