News and Events
The Eye-Bank Celebrates 75 Years of Giving the Gift of Sight.
We Couldn’t Have Done It Without You.
Signing Up to Become a Donor Has Never Been Easier.
New Yorkers, enroll in the Donate Life Registry completely online by using your mobile device, laptop, or computer. In a matter of minutes, you can be enrolled and someday leave the gift of sight... and life.
Mandy Patinkin Delivers a Heartfelt Message Expressing His Gratitude for Receiving the Gift of Sight as a Cornea Transplant Recipient.
In October 2020, The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration and the Venice Eye Bank Foundation presented Foresight 2020, an international half-day virtual scientific workshop to investigate innovative approaches and perspectives in eye banking through the therapeutic application of ocular tissues and cells. Here is a link to view the presentations. Enter your email address in the space provided to access the presentations.
The Eye-Bank’s Newsletter
Issues of eye-to-eye
The Eye-Bank’s 75th Anniversary was highlighted by Celebrating You! a special virtual event held on Sunday November 8, 2020 honoring eye donor families and grateful cornea transplant recipients. The hour-long event also featured an exciting 75th Anniversary Video and a special celebrity greeting!
Past Events at The Eye-Bank.
On Thursday, October 1, The Eye-Bank hosted our first ever virtual Fall Benefit “Sight-Seeing” during which we explored the stunning sights and unique flavors of Austria from the comfort and safety of our homes. More than 100 guests tuned in live on The Eye-Bank’s Facebook or YouTube pages and since then, the video of the event has been viewed 1,318 times…and counting![Read More...]