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Eversight and Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital unveil eye bank in Pakistan
May 24, 2019
The first of three new world-class eye banks through an Eversight collaboration with Pakistani medical professionals and vision health organizations has opened at Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan—a project years in the making. Pakistan President Arif Alvi attended the eye... read more
The first of three new world-class eye banks through an Eversight collaboration with Pakistani... read more
Shaping our future
Feb 6, 2019
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Eversight announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board are Danielle E. Foster, Dr. Shahzad I. Mian and Katheryne L. Zelenock. “We are delighted to welcome Ms. Foster, Dr. Mian and Ms. Zelenock to the Eversight Board of... read more
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Eversight announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of... read more
Eversight awarded major grant for community outreach
Jan 16, 2019
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Eversight is advancing support for the elimination of corneal blindness thanks to a generous $60,000 grant by the DMC Foundation. The two-year grant will help fund the important work of Eversight to advance the knowledge and support for corneal transplantation and eye, organ... read more
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Eversight is advancing support for the elimination of corneal blindness thanks... read more
Study finds donor corneas can be safely preserved for longer period
Dec 12, 2018
Efforts from the largest clinical trial in the field of corneal diseases and surgery is paying off. The Cornea Preservation Time Study (CPTS), which began in 2012, involved more than 1,000 patients and 70 researchers from across the United States. Under the leadership of study chair Dr. Jonathan... read more
Efforts from the largest clinical trial in the field of corneal diseases and surgery is paying... read more
Night for Sight, Cleveland Museum of Art
Nov 5, 2018
Tickets & sponsorshipsNovember 5, 2018  6:30 p.m.   Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH, 44106 Cocktails, dinner & program Co-chairs: Jonathan Lass, M.D. and Allen Roth, M.D. Legacy Award: William J. Reinhart, M.D., corneal surgeon and past Medical Director of the... read more
Tickets & sponsorshipsNovember 5, 2018  6:30 p.m.   Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Blvd.,... read more
Cornea transplants offer young recipient a chance for an enriched life
Oct 31, 2018
Duaa Babekr was just 4 years old when she began experiencing vision problems. Realizing their daughter—the second oldest of their five children—would have to struggle to do things that came naturally to other kids was heartbreaking for her parents, but they tried to stay positive. “It... read more
Duaa Babekr was just 4 years old when she began experiencing vision problems. Realizing their... read more
Oct 31, 2018
Born with congenital glaucoma, Lily Schlafauser has dealt with eye problems since birth. She underwent her first cornea transplant at just 15 months old, and has had three more since. "Constant doctors visits, surgeries and eye drops have become a normal part of her life," said Lily's mother,... read more
Born with congenital glaucoma, Lily Schlafauser has dealt with eye problems since birth. She... read more
Oct 31, 2018
Alicia Linde was 16 years old when she was diagnosed with glaucoma. Suddenly, as a high school student, she was thrown into a world of eye tests, doctor visits and the prospect of losing her sight in just a matter of years. “It was very hard to feel normal at that age when you’re dealing... read more
Alicia Linde was 16 years old when she was diagnosed with glaucoma. Suddenly, as a high school... read more
Donate Life Transplant Games 2018
Aug 5, 2018
The transplantation and donation community are gearing up for the Biennial Transplant Games of America! This year’s games are Aug. 2-7 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and registration is open. Visit transplantgamesofamerica.org and find your state team for more... read more
The transplantation and donation community are gearing up for the Biennial Transplant Games of... read more
Eversight names David Bosch as new President
Apr 17, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — David Bosch, an Illinois native and 22-year veteran in eye, organ and tissue donation, has been promoted to President of Eversight, a nonprofit organization restoring sight and preventing blindness around the world. A respected leader in the field of eye banking, Bosch most... read more
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — David Bosch, an Illinois native and 22-year veteran in eye, organ and tissue... read more
Changing the future of research
Apr 4, 2018
CLEVELAND — Eversight has launched the Eversight Vision Research Registry & Biorepository, a program dedicated to helping scientists accelerate ocular research and discover cures for the world’s most critical eye diseases. The program is a two-part system—one providing Cleveland-area... read more
CLEVELAND — Eversight has launched the Eversight Vision Research Registry & Biorepository, a... read more
Cornea Society bestows highest award to Eversight Medical Director
Apr 2, 2018
Alan Sugar, M.D., a current member of the Eversight Medical Advisory Board, has been awarded the Cornea Society’s Castroviejo Medal, the highest honor given by the organization. The medal, named in honor of Ramon Castroviejo, the father of modern cornea transplant surgery, is given each year... read more
Alan Sugar, M.D., a current member of the Eversight Medical Advisory Board, has been awarded the... read more
See life in full bloom at the 2018 Chicago Flower & Garden Show
Feb 16, 2018
CHICAGO — Join Eversight at the 2018 Chicago Flower & Garden Show and take a visual journey through its featured garden themed “Sights and Sounds to Delight Your Senses–Leap into Spring” that celebrates eye, organ and tissue donation. Thanks to a grant by Donate Life Illinois (DLI),... read more
CHICAGO — Join Eversight at the 2018 Chicago Flower & Garden Show and take a visual journey... read more
Eversight Board members inducted into Michigan Lions Hall of Fame
Feb 9, 2018
When Gary Babcock and Robert (Bob) Sturgis, two devoted Eversight Board members, became Lions more than four decades ago, it was never for personal recognition or public gratitude. They just wanted to make a difference in their communities and state. In acknowledgement of their significant... read more
When Gary Babcock and Robert (Bob) Sturgis, two devoted Eversight Board members, became Lions more... read more
Impacting sight around the world
Feb 6, 2018
Something keeps pulling Dr. Richard Gieser and Dr. John Garrett back. Dr. Gieser has worked in 19 countries, sometimes visiting multiple continents in the same year, and is a former recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award. From Sudan and Egypt to... read more
Something keeps pulling Dr. Richard Gieser and Dr. John Garrett back. Dr. Gieser has worked in... read more
Inform. Inspire. Influence.
Feb 6, 2018
With a kind heart, fierce mind and brave spirit, Connor Walsh dreamed of a career in the criminal justice field. He loved helping others, whether it was at school and community outreach events, attaining the rank of Eagle Scout or working as an emergency medical technician (EMT) when he was 16... read more
With a kind heart, fierce mind and brave spirit, Connor Walsh dreamed of a career in the... read more