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Helpful Links


Visit our partners, affiliates, and supporters.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

The nation’s #1 eye hospital,
and home of the Florida Lions Eye Bank since 1962.


Donate Life Florida

Donate Life Florida: Florida residents can register
to be an eye, tissue, and organ donor today!


Eye Bank Association of America

Eye Bank Association of America: The nationally
recognized accrediting body for eye banks.


Lions Clubs International

Lions Clubs are major supporters
of over 50 eye banks worldwide, including the Florida Lions Eye Bank.


Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency

Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency: The organ procurement organization serving
South Florida and the Bahamas, and a partner of the Florida Lions Eye Bank.


United Sight

United Sight: United Sight is a group of independent eye banks that promote the free
exchange of ideas and information in an effort to reduce the global burden of blindness.




American Academy of Ophthalmology

The largest membership association of ophthalmologists in the United States.


Helen Keller International

A worldwide organization devoted to saving the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged.


Project Orbis

A global organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of avoidable blindness,
and operator of the Flying Eye Hospital, a fully equipped mobile teaching hospital and surgical facility.


The Pan American Association of Eye Banks

The Pan American Association of Eye Banks provides education, medical standards,
training and certification and assistance with the establishment of eye banks throughout North,
Central and South America and the Caribbean.


National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF)

The National Keratoconus Foundation provides information, support and advocacy
for patients with keratoconus, a thinning disorder of the cornea that causes visual distortion


Fuch's Dystrophy Home page

The Corneal Dystrophy Foundation exists to increase awareness of corneal
dystrophy, a condition in which the cornea thickens and becomes cloudy and painful.


U.S. Government information on organ and tissue donation and transplantation

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides extensive information
about eye, organ, and tissue donation, as well as the benefits of donor designation.


United Network for Organ Sharing

A nonprofit scientific and educational organization that facilitates the organ-matching
and placement process via a congressional-established network of medical professionals.


Macular Degeneration Partnership

An organization providing information, resources, and support
to patients with macular degeneration, a progressive eye condition affecting 15 million Americans.


Glaucoma Research Foundation

An organization dedicated to improving the lives of glaucoma patients and funding innovative research to find a cure.




 

Florida Lions Eye Bank

Calendar of Events

July 9, Saturday
2016-2017
Board of Directors Retreat
9:30 - 3:00pm
Sunrise, Florida

August 24, Wednesday
AWAY MEETING
6:00 - 7:30pm
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

September 28, Wednesday
Board of Directors
6:00 - 7:30pm
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Miami, Florida

November 2, Wednesday
AWAY MEETING
6:00 - 7:30pm
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Naples, Florida

December 7, Wednesday
Nominating Committee Meeting
5:00 - 6:00pm
Board of Directors
6:00 - 7:30pm
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

 

 

 

 

 

Mission


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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