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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Vision for a nation
Joining forces with the country’s leading hospitals and vision health organizations,... read more
By connecting with community leaders, Pakistanis are learning about donation and its positive effects from someone they trust. Ross is also traveling extensively within Pakistan, organizing conferences and meetings to foster relationships and discussions about how... Full Story
Support the gift of sight
Celebrating Sight honors the healing connections we make through donation and... read more
A book of never-before-published letters from donor families and cornea recipients touched by the gift of sight. Full Story
‘Their gifts are going to live on a long time’
They squeezed into the operating room until no one else could fit. Doctors, residents and... read more
Eversight partners with surgeon on medical mission tip to the Philippines Full Story
Advancing knowledge
Dr. Jonathan H. Lass spends a lot of time pondering the future. He has treated... read more
He has treated thousands of patients as a corneal surgeon at University Hospitals Eye Institute and mentored young physicians for decades as the Charles I Thomas Professor of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University. But what’s kept Dr. Lass’ mind on the future is the... 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
Smiles beyond adversity
For Avery Devereux, every day is a fight to keep her vision. Each morning begins with her... read more
For Avery Devereux, every day is a fight to keep her vision. Each morning begins with her mom, Ann, placing two medicated drops into her left eye and applying an ointment along the inside of her lower eyelid. Full Story
Hope & Healing
Emotional meeting between donor family and researcher drives home the importance of... read more
In August, the family’s story came full circle and forever changed their view of donation. Eversight arranged a meeting between the Anegons and Dr. Fort as part of its Hope and Healing program that celebrates the gift of donated eye tissue to research. 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