Becoming an eye and organ donor is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. The transplantation process depends on the priceless gift of corneal donation from one person to another. As a donor, you are helping restore sight for someone struggling with vision impairing eye diseases.
Your decision to become a donor can help in other ways. Your gift can help advance research and education on sight disorders, such as glaucoma and eye complications from diabetes, to advance the discovery of the cause and effects of these conditions, leading to new treatments and cures.
- Eyes should be donated within 6-8 hrs of death.”
- Anyone can be donor, irrespective of age, sex, blood group or religion.”
- Anyone with cataract or spectacles can donate eyes. ”
- Person suffering from hypertension, diabetes can also donate eyes.”
- Total procedures take 15-20 minutes. There is no disfigurement of the face of the donor.”
- Eyes can be donated even if the deceased had not formally pledged their eyes during their lifetime.”
- Eye Bank team will rush over to the donor’s home or any other place where the body is available after death. This is a free service in public interest.”
After pledging please inform your family about your wish to donate eyes, so that they can fulfill your wish