Ernie Franchell IV stopped by Georgia Eye Bank today to present a check in the amount of $12,466. This very generous financial gift comes from the 6th Annual Ernest R. Franchell III Memorial Golf Tournament. With today’s check, $71,000 has now been raised to support our programs and advance our mission. We are extremely grateful […]
Dr. James Brooks (West Georgia Eye Care in Columbus, GA) recently traveled to the Lighthouse for Christ Eye Centre in Mombasa, Kenya. He transported several corneas recovered and processed by Georgia Eye Bank. We are very proud of Dr. Brooks and the incredible work being done at the Lighthouse for Christ Eye Centre.
On February 9th 2017 representatives from Georgia Eye Bank, Inc. visited the state capitol to receive a proclamation signed by Gov. Nathan Deal designating March 2017 as Georgia Eye Donor Month. Click Here to view the Proclamation.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ERIC MEINECKE GEORGIA EYE BANK, INC. 404-504-2588 TEL 404-264-9111 FAX [email protected] WWW.GEORGIABANK.ORG NEW TRUSTEES AT GEORGIA EYE BANK, INC. ATLANTA, GEORGIA, OCTOBER 18, 2016 – Georgia Eye Bank is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Trustees. Nancy McConnell and Farish Wheeler join the Board […]
On February 16, 2016 representatives from Georgia Eye Bank, Inc. visited the state capitol to have a proclamation signed by Gov. Nathan Deal designating March 2016 as Georgia Eye Donor Month. Click Here to view the Proclamation.
Cornea Recipients: The Donate Life Transplant Games of America will be held in Cleveland, OH June 10-15, 2016. Georgia Eye Bank will sponsor one corneal recipient to attend the Transplant Games. Since we have more than one recipient wishing to participate in the Donate Life Transplant Games of America to be fair, we will hold […]
What a special event at Fort Stewart as many gathered to remember the lives of Sgt. 1st Class, Ommy Irizarry, and his daughter, Oceana, for their gifts of organ, eye, and tissue donation. Wife of Ommy and mother of Oceana, Rebecca Irizarry, and her daughter Ava Irizarry, put the finishing touches on Ommy and Oceana’s […]
It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Henry (Hank) Edelhauser. A memorial service has been scheduled for this upcoming Saturday (December 5th) at 2pm at the Dunwoody United Methodist Church. Hank was a dear friend to Georgia Eye Bank and the Eye Bank Association of America. He served on the Georgia […]
Georgia Eye Bank is a proud supporter of a course on advanced corneal surgery to be held in Atlanta, March 4-5, 2016. The course is designed for corneal surgeons of all skill levels (novice to advanced) who are looking to incorporate ultra-thin DSAEK (UT-DSAEK), Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK), Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) and […]