People considering donation often have questions about how eye donation will affect funeral plans. Donating should not delay funeral arrangements or affect having open-casket viewing. The Eye-Bank’s collaboration with the funeral home takes place in the hours immediately after the loved-one’s passing.
The Eye-Bank honors and respects all donors and their families and collaborates with funeral homes in order to comply with funeral plans. It is important to The Eye-Bank that the choice to donate does not impact the way a family wants to celebrate their loved one’s life.
In addition, there are no costs to the donor family. Accredited recovery agencies pay any costs associated with the recovery of organs and tissues from donors.
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