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Recently, SightLife, a Seattle-based non-profit, acquired Ocular Systems, Inc., a Winston-Salem, NC for-profit organization. Some of you have inquired about the North Carolina Eye Bank's role in this new venture.
The North Carolina Eye Bank (NCEB) proudly announces a global partnership with one of the leading eye banks in the country, SightLife, based in Seattle, Washington. NCEB will become a SightLife Global Leadership Partner with a sponsorship gift of $350,000 for the development of an eye bank in India through SightLife's Global Program.
Donate Life America state teams revealed 42 % of U.S. adults (age 18 and older) are registered as organ, eye and tissue donors. States with the highest percentage included: Alaska and Montana (78 %) and Washington (74 %). The public is encouraged to join the 100 million individuals already registered as organ, eye and tissue donors by visiting www.donatelifenc.org and registering today.
October 11, 2011: NC Eye Bank will join up wtih NCFDA to offer guest speaker Matt Smith. Five hours of continuing education credits are available to attendees. Click on header for registration form.