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

2021 Roar Through Ybor 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run

Friday, April 23, 2021 at 6PM | Centennial Park, Ybor City

The Lions Eye Institute Foundation has partnered with LifeLink Legacy Fund to produce the 20th annual Roar Through Ybor. Join us for a socially distanced and safe evening run across the historic brick roads of Ybor City. This event supports organ, eye, and tissue donation.


NOTICE: CONSTRUCTION RFP FOR RETAINING WALL NOW AVAILABLE (10/29/2020)

Lions’ Eye Institute posts construction RFP for retaining wall project: CONSTRUCTION RFP PAGE