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

2019 EYE BALL: See and Be Seen (It’s Fashionable to Care)

September 21, 2019 | Tampa Airport Marriott Hotel

You will want to See and Be Seen promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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2019 Roar Through Ybor 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run

Friday, April 19, 2019 at 7PM | Centennial Park, Ybor City

The Lions Eye Institute Foundation has partnered with LifeLink Legacy Fund to produce the 18th 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.

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