Dr. James Brooks and Georgia Eye Bank team up to support the Lighthouse for Christ Eye Centre

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.

March Declared as Eye Donor Month by Governor Nathan Deal

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.

NEW TRUSTEES AT GEORGIA EYE BANK, INC.

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 […]

The 5th Annual Ernest R. Franchell III Memorial Golf Tournament raised $13,500 for Georgia Eye Bank!

Governor Nathan Deal Declares March as Eye Donor Month

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.

Donate Life Transplant Games

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 […]

Sgt. 1st Class, Ommy Irizarry, and his daughter, Oceana remembered for their gifts of organ, eye, and tissue donation.

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 […]

Henry F. Edelhauser, PhD 1937 – 2015

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 […]

Course on Advanced Corneal Surgery

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 […]

Georgia Eye Bank Expands Medical Advisory Committee

Georgia Eye Bank has added the following physicians to its Medical Advisory Committee in 2015: Dr. Bhairavi Kharod Dholakia (Emory Eye Center – Atlanta) Dr. Eugene B. Gabianelli (Georgia Eye Partners – Atlanta) Dr. T. Peter Lindquist (SouthEast Eye Specialists – Chattanooga, TN)