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Eye Bank Association of America - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Eye Bank Association of America
1101 17th Street NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 775-4999 (Local)
(202) 429-6036 (Fax)
info@restoresight.org
http://www.restoresight.org

Brief Description

EBAA represents every eye bank in the United States and over a dozen other eye banks worldwide. Our Medical Standards ensure safe and appropriatge care for corneal tissue from first contact with the donor through post-transplant communication with the surgeon. Our accreditation process ensures that all accredited eye banks adhere to our Medical Standards. And our communications and advocacy efforts educate policy makers and the general public about the life-changing impact of eye banking and cornea tranplantation

Clients served on average per year: 80,000 corneas for transplants plus 25,000+ corneas for resarch and education
Number of staff: 7
Geographic area served: International
Publications: Insight (monthly newsletter), The Focal Point (bi-weekly newsletter), International Journal of Eye Banking (quarterly), Annual Statistical Report, Year in Review

Staff

Kevin Corcoran, President and CEO, kevin@restoresight.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Awards research grants to promote and encourage transplants.

Services for Professionals

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Establishes standards for evaluating and distributing corneal transplants.
  • Professional Training
    • Certifies eye banks and technicians.
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