In 2016, 82,994 corneal transplants were performed in the United States.
In 2014, there were 190 eye tissue donors and 386 cornea transplants in Nebraska.
Corneal transplants have a 95+% success rate.
Since 2010, over 200 Nebraska communities had at least one corneal transplant recipient.
184 Nebraska communities had at least one eye tissue donor.
The gift of sight restores sight and renews life, returning people to productive and active lives. Eye tissue donation makes possible sight-saving corneal transplants, vision enhancing surgery, ocular reconstruction, and valuable research.
Your financial gift supports the Lions Eye Bank of Nebraska, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to restoring vision by providing donor eye tissue for transplant and research and by promoting donation through education.