eyebank


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eyebank

(ˈaɪˌbæŋk)
n
(Medicine) a place in which corneas are stored for use in corneal grafts
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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.
The Eyebank and the Taguig hospital are working together to give the gift of sight to blind patients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marilyn Lindenauer, president and CEO of the Midwest Eyebanks and Transplantation Center (MEBTC) in Ann Arbor, MI, announced she will retire at the end of this fiscal year.