Corneal Transplant Donor FAQ'sThe most frequently asked questions by those who wish to give the gift of sight.
What is a cornea transplant?
How common are corneal transplants?
What is the success rate of corneal transplantation?
Who can be a cornea-tissue donor?
What are the fees associated with Cornea donation?
HOw does the eye bank ensure safe corneal tissue for transplant?
In addition to these standards for evaluating safety of donors and donor tissues, the EBAA also provides standards for eye banks to use in training personnel to evaluate donor eyes. With the recipient’s safety in mind, only corneas that have met strict evaluation guidelines set forth by the EBAA and FDA are distributed.