We are leading the worldwide fight against blinding eye disease through our unique model — uniting the world’s largest Eye Bank, our cutting-edge Ocular Research Center, and our Foundation together to create the leading institution for ocular science. We are advocates for the 45 million blind and visually impaired people across the globe, and our mission is to set new standards for ocular endeavors that will improve visual outcomes and quality of life for those who are blind or visually impaired.

Recent News

2020 Eye Ball: 20/20 Vision (The Sky is the Limit)

September 12, 2020 | Tampa Marriott Water Street

Flight 1973 takes off at 6:00 PM sharp!

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2020 Roar Through Ybor 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run

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Friday, April 17, 2020 at 7PM | Centennial Park, Ybor City

The Lions Eye Institute Foundation has partnered with LifeLink Legacy Fund to produce the 19th annual Roar Through Ybor. Join us for a night of free food, beer, and wine as we run across the historic brick roads of Ybor City. This event supports organ, eye, and tissue donation.