Movement Of Eye Donation
Live Even After Death"
Eye collection centre was started in August 2006 to be the brand
Ambassdor of sight
Total Eye collections till now 992
Eye Donars 499
Total Eye Donation Awareness Programs 254
Some facts about eye donation :
Only corneal blindness is curable with eye donation
Cornea, the black of the eye, is the window through which light passes
into the eye
Cornea can be damaged by:
cornea can be replaced with the donor cornea.
Who can donate eyes?
Any eye with clear corneas at the time of
death can be donated
Age of the donor does not matter
Diabetics, Hypertensives, post cataract
surgery- all can donate eyes.
How to donate?
Convince the donor family
Call the nearest eye bank/1919
No need of prior pledging if the family is
to do/ not to do?
Call the eye bank as soon as possible as
eye has to be removed within 6 hours
Switch off fans
Place wet cotton swabs over closed eyes.
Keep AC or cooler on to preserve the integrity of the corneal tissue
Eye bank doctor/trained technician will
remove the eyes and preserve them without leaving any scar or
10cc of donor blood will be taken for
The tissue will be graded and preserved in
the eye bank till it is utilized
The eye will never be sold or bought
NO MONETARY TRANSACTIONS IS EVER INVOLVED
The identity of recipient shall be
The family can be assured that they helped
2 blind people regain their vision.
Spread the message of Eye donation
Motivate friends and relatives to pledge