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The Gift of Sight
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The Gift of Sight

Miracles In Sight brings you #moremoments. Here is Holly, an Eye Bank Technician preparing a hospice donor’s cornea for the transplantation surgery. Each year Miracles In Sight provides corneas for over 3,000 transplants, with additional tissue being provided for research and training.

Positive Impact

The mission of Miracles In Sight is to recover, process and distribute ocular tissue for the restoration of sight through corneal transplantation and related medical therapy and research.


Read about how Miracles in Sight is helping to positively change patient’s lives on their Success Stories page.


Interesting Eye Facts from Miracles in Sight

Over 90% of all corneal transplant operations successfully restore the recipient’s vision!

For every one solid-organ donor in the United States, there are 10 individuals who donate their eyes and tissue.

Over 40,000 corneal grafts are used for transplant in the United States each year, with an additional 15,000 graphs distributed internationally.

Source: The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA)

 

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