Eye Bank

Eye bank mainly deals with the collection, storage & distribution of donor eyes for the intention of corneal grafting.
The main function of the eye bank is:

  • Collection of eyes from voluntary eye donors, after their death.
  • Collection of eyes from departed persons when person’s relatives will accept to donate the eyes as a service to the humanity.
  • After procuring, there will be next step called processing and storage of the eyes.
  • Maintaining the various media for corneal storage
  • Distribution of the Corneal tissues.
  • Training eye bank technicians.
  • Promoting public relation activities

These eyes are processed by the eye bank & are supplied to the eye surgeons for corneal grafting and other sight restoring operations.

Authored by Dr.S Tony Fernandez

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