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    “Courses that Care – Miles that Matter” Celebrates the Importance of Corneal Donation On Thursday, August 14 at Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville, the Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund hosteded a golf outing to benefit the Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Eye Bank. More than 50 golfers came to support the Eye Bank's mission and play 18 holes of golf on Woodstone's beautiful course.
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    Donate Life & Lehigh Valley Coalition Host Annual Fashion Show! Anita Baldoni, Kyle Hankee and other supporters of the Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Eye Bank, Donate Life and the Lehigh Valley Coalition walked the catwalk in support of the ongoing need for donors, on April 5, 2014.
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    Congressman Dent Celebrates National Eye Donor Month at the Eye Bank! On Monday, March 17, Congressman Charlie Dent, 5x Corneal Recipient Anita Baldoni and Eye Bank Co-Medical Director Harry Buchanan IV, M.D. joined the Eye Bank staff to celebrate National Eye Donor Month!
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    Eye Bank Again Supplies Gratis Tissue for Honduras Mission Trip In 2012, a surgical mission was conducted in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, headed by Dr. J. Alberto Martinez, M.D. The mission resulted in the performance of seven corneal transplants. The Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Eye Bank supplied all of the corneas for transplant to the Honduras mission and was able to better the lives of several people in need of sight-restoring surgery.
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    Local Eye Bank’s Work in Corneal Transplantation Contributes to Lifetime Net Benefit of Nearly $6 Billion in U.S. Corneal transplants performed in the United States this year will result in nearly $6 billion in total net benefits over the lifetime of the recipients receiving the sight-restoring surgeries, according to a six-month study undertaken by the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA). The Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Eye Bank of Bethlehem, PA is a charter member of EBAA, established in 1961, and will provide approximately 2,000 corneas for transplant this year, with an estimated lifetime value of $168,698,335.00*.
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    About Becoming a Donor Each year, over 40,000 corneal transplants are performed in the United States, with more than 3,000 people waiting for this sight-restoring procedure at any given time. There is no substitute for human corneal tissue. The Eye Bank's efforts are wholly dependent upon the availability of donated corneas. The decision to become a cornea donor is an act of extraordinary generosity and a unique way to give the gift of sight to those affected by corneal blindness.
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Each year, over 30,000 corneal transplants are performed in the United States, with more than 3,000 people waiting for this sight-restoring procedure at any given time.

Thousands of Americans, and maybe someone you know and love, will go blind this year without a corneal transplant. How can you help?

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Give the Gift of Sight


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Each year, over 30,000 corneal transplants are performed in the United States, with more than 3,000 people waiting for this sight-restoring procedure at any given time.

Thousands of Americans, and maybe someone you know and love, will go blind this year without a corneal transplant. How can you help?

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