We restore sight and prevent blindness through the
healing power of donation, transplantation and research.

Eye donation to research

Eversight provides more than 3,000 tissues for research and education annually. Our dedicated research team is trained to recover tissue under strict time and environmental conditions to preserve the integrity of precious biological specimens. In addition, Eversight offers comprehensive donor medical, ocular and social history information with serology results upon request.
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Gift of Hope Fund

Blinding eye diseases deprive millions of people of their sight each year, and costs associated with vision loss have reached $247B annually in the United States. Your donation to the Gift of Hope Fund supports groundbreaking research to develop new cures and treatments by connecting researchers to donor eye tissue and grant funding.
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One of the only programs of its kind, the Eversight Vision Research Registry & Biorepository will collect, process, preserve and distribute diseased and healthy ocular tissue with an unmatched depth of donor medical, social and ocular data for precision research. Researchers will be able to request well-categorized data and tissue that matches their exact needs.

This program will accelerate ocular research that explores the underlying mechanisms of diseases, leading to improved therapies and new cures and potentially preserving and restoring sight for millions of people around the world suffering from diseases like age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma.
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Hope & Healing

The Hope and Healing program celebrates the gift of donated eye tissue needed to cure vision loss by creating a path to healing for donor families. Eversight connects families of individuals who gave the generous gift of eye tissue to researchers working to cure eye diseases.
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Family’s meeting with researcher gives donation new meaning

“The Hope and Healing program gives families a chance to see the real impact of donation to research. Knowing that your loved one’s donation is helping to find therapies and treatments for blinding eye diseases has a tremendous meaning for families.”
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Access to better vision for everyone

Eversight is dedicated to advancing new treatments through technology, partnerships and clinical practices that will make sight restoration better than ever before.
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Our mission in action

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‘One extraordinary volunteer’
Marilyn Bartucci was not ready for cold lemonade on the beach, spending her days on the... read more
Seeing is believing
They came to the United States for training and left with the knowledge to transform... read more
‘My own personal superheroes’
One of Barbara Van Dorn’s two cornea transplants has a small, barely noticeable “S”... read more
A gift that keeps giving
Julie May thought no one would want her eyes.She was born with congenital cataracts and... read more
Inform. Inspire. Influence.
With a kind heart, fierce mind and brave spirit, Connor Walsh dreamed of a career in the... read more
Connor Walsh dreamed of a life helping others, and through the gift of sight Connor created an everlasting legacy. Full Story
Impacting sight around the world
Something keeps pulling Dr. Richard Gieser and Dr. John Garrett back. Dr. Gieser has... read more
Dr. Richard Gieser has gone on mission trips in 19 countries outside the U.S., traveling to Sudan 14 times to deliver critical medical care. Full Story
Perpetual drive
With a lab coat covering his gray suit and red tie, Dr. Pankaj Gupta held a Tono-pen... read more
Dr. Gupta joined Eversight as an Associate Medical Director in Ohio in 2015. Along with a team of medical directors, he oversees all medical aspects of the eye bank and ensures patients receive safe and reliable tissue for their surgical procedures. Full Story
Thanking Katie
Nov. 7, 2016, was a day September Vaudrey anticipated for more than eight years. She was... read more
This love for others had inspired her to join the donor registry several years earlier. Katie’s decision allowed her to touch the lives of eight people through eye, organ and tissue donation, including two cornea recipients in Illinois. Full Story