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ByTheNumbers 2014 350b

Eye Bank Support at Work

Through the generosity of donor families and financial supporters, the Eye Bank recorded the following clinical outcomes ending December 31, 2014:

  • CORNEAL TISSUE DONORS* 715
  • TISSUE GIFTED 1,427
  • CORNEAL TISSUE GIFTED FOR TRANSPLANT SURGERY** 1,041
  • CORNEAL TISSUE GIFTED FOR EDUCATION, TRAINING AND RESEARCH 483

Since 1957, Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley has coordinated more than 38,000 corneal transplant surgeries at the request of donor families and their loved ones.

*Donor Profile: 2014

  • Ages 1 to 10 = .4%
  • Ages 11 to 20 = 2.2%
  • Ages 21 to 40 = 10.9%
  • Ages 41 to 60 = 53%
  • Ages 61 to 70 = 28.2%
  • Age 70+ = 5.3%

** Includes corneal tissue imports

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