Fortunately lost sight can be restored through the medical
intervention of corneal transplantation through the donated eyes. You can help this
happen. Let Eye Donation be your family tradition. Donate eyes of you dearest. Age does
not matter. The eyes of the deceased of any can be donated whether he/she has
pledged the eyes or not. For eye donation call nearest Eye Bank.
Guidelines to Eye
Who can donate eyes
Almost any one of any age can pledge to
donate his / her eyes after death
It does not matter even if you
The ultimate decision about
usage for transplantation is made after evaluation by a specialist. The recipient of
cornea will always remain anonymous. However, the family of the donor should be satisfied
that the eyes have been used for noble cause of giving vision to the blind. What could
be a greater donation than donating the eyesight, enabling the blind to see the vividity
of the world !
How does it work?
The eyes have to be removed
within six to eight hours to death; therefore the nearest eye bank or eye collection
centre must be informed of the death immediately
The donor needs not to be
taken to the eye bank the eye bank team will come to take the eyes wherever the donor is,
at no cost.
Removed of eyes is a simple
procedure and it does not take a long time. It causes no scar or disfigurement of the face
On reaching the eye bank eyes
are evaluated processed and used for a corneal transplant surgery
The donated eyes who are on
transplantation on the patients eyes who are on the waiting list in accordance with the
priority based on the guidelines
- The donated eyes are never bought or
sold. Request for eye donation is always attended to.
- The recipient of cornea will always
remain anonymous but the donor family should be satisfied knowing that the eyes
have been used to restore the vision of two blind persons.