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Bridgette Breault’s Story

Cornea Transplant Puts Bridgette’s Life Back on Track.
In May of 2008 Bridgette Breault almost lost sight in one of her eyes. A glass bottle exploded in a freak accident and turned shards of glass into missiles that flew into her eye. 32-year-old Bridgette was rushed to University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

Karin Williamson
Bilateral Cornea Recipient

Karin Williamson received two corneal transplants to
restore her vision loss due to Fuchs’ dystrophy.
She is grateful to her doctor, to the Florida Lions Eye Bank and
to the individuals who donated their tissue to help restore her sight.

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

Craig Herschoff
Bilateral Cornea Recipient

After corneal transplants in both eyes, Craig, who loves sailing, is thankful to his donors and to the Florida Lions Eye Bank. “Almost losing my vision helps me to appreciate just how beautiful being on the water can be.”

Florida Lions Eye Bank

Calendar of Events

December 2, Wednesday:
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Nominating Committee Meeting:
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Miami, Florida

January 27, Wednesday:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Membership Meeting
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Miami, Florida



Contact Us


Florida Lions Eye Bank
900 NW 17th Street #348
Miami, FL 33136


Telephone: (305) 326-6359
Toll-free: (800) 329-7000 Ext. 6359


General Email: info@fleb.org


Distribution Email: FLEBDistribution@med.miami.edu



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In the fight against visual impairment and blindness, the Florida Lions Eye Bank recovers, processes and distributes ocular tissue for sight-saving surgery. It provides eye tissue and funding for ophthalmic research and training and operates a pathology lab to assist with patient diagnosis and treatment. It also provides professional and community education to promote eye donation.


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