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eyebank

(ˈaɪˌbæŋk)
n
(Medicine) a place in which corneas are stored for use in corneal grafts
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The consultant ophthalmic surgeon, who is director and consultant of the Corneo Plastic Unit and Eyebank, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead won an NHS award this year for Leadership for Improvement for turning his eye unit into one of the best in the UK.
The goal of the eyebank is to help the estimated 200,000 Ethiopians in need of a corneal transplant to get one, ORBIS said in a press release.
The primary problem cited by organ procurement officials, eyebank representatives, and health department officials has been the inadequacy of educational efforts directed toward health care professionals.
For the second year, lifestyle eyewear specialty store Eye Society held 'Dinner in the Dark' to create awareness on eye health and blindness and raise funds for its chosen beneficiary, the Eyebank Foundation of the Philippines, for whom it raised P100,000 last year.
You'll meet, among many others, an eyebank recipient subject to disturbing visions, a malevolent "face sore," and a painter named "Go Gan" who desperately needs a brain transplant.Those familiar with Tezuka will find that Black Jack includes many of his perennial themes: heart-tugging parent--child relationships, a macabre treatment of social justice issues, and even a bodily stitched-together "innocent" A la Astro Boy and Dororo.
Comparing eyebank corneas from donors which had previously undergone successful LASIK with control corneas, the tensile strength (maximum stress when a material fails) of the central and paracentral part of the LASIK wound averaged just 2.4% of normal values and the mean peak tensile strength of the peripheral flap-wound interface was 28.1% of normal 3.5 years postoperatively.
In fact, RCM and its members institutionalized some of these programs into separate autonomous organizations like the Boy Scouts, Community Chest, Philippine Band of Mercy, Philippine Cancer Society, Sagip-Kabataan (Save the Children) Foundation, RCM Eyebank Foundation, Philippine Rotary Pacemaker Bank Foundation, RCM Medico-Surgical Missions Foundation, Safety Organization of the Philippines, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Gatches Village, and many others.
Other tissue establishments are the Eyebank Foundation SA, the Gauteng Cornea and Eye Bank, the Homograft Bank, Next Biosciences, the Tissue Lab at the University of the Free State and CryoSave SA Family Stem Cell Bank, to mention but a few.
Translations related to corneal grafts only: Hornhautbank = Eyebank; Brutschrank = transplants in production; Warteliste = Waiting list; transplantierte Hornhaute = history of transplanted grafts; transplantiert Hornhaute (extern) = history of externally obtained transplanted grafts.
The Gauteng Cornea and Eye Bank supplied 2 530 corneas (38.4%), the Cape Town Eye Bank (Eye Bank Foundation of SA) supplied 1 805 (27.4%), the combined efforts of the Pretoria Eyebank from 2002 to 2010 and the CTE from 2012 to 2016 (both operating in Pretoria) supplied 1 195 (18.1%), the KZN Cornea and Eye Association supplied 931 (14.1%) and the Port Elizabeth Goosen Eye Bank supplied 127 (1.9%).
Capsulorhexis integrity is unaffected by trypan blue: an in vitro study in human eyebank eyes.
You'll meet among many others an eyebank recipient subject to disturbing visions a malevolent "face sore" and a painter named "Go Gan" who desperately needs a brain transplant.