News and Events

The Visionary, Winter 2012

 The Lions Eye Institute Newsleter -- Winter, 2012

Review of Ophthalmology, November 2012

Maximizing the Gift of Ocular Tissue

Vision Monday, November 2012

LEITR Raises $125,000 at 2012 Eye Ball Gala

Ophthalmology Times, November 2012

Glaucoma Today, November 2012

Tampa Bay Times, October 2012

TGH Foundation dinner, Lions Eye ball, Hispanic heritage gala

Retina Today, September 2012

WFLA, September 2012

Game Changer: President and CEO of LEITR


Studio 10, October 2012

2012 Eye Ball Gala Speakers on Studio 10

Opthalmology Management, May 2012

The Lions Eye Institute model for tissue research opens up clinical and product development opportunities for academia and industry.

2012 Race for Sight

OpthalmologyWeb, May 2012

Eye Banks Are Able to Successfully Prepare, Preload Injector Cartridges and Transport Dsaek Grafts to Surgical Centers, Study Finds

ABC Action News, April 2012

2012 Roar Through Ybor

Roar Through Ybor – Race for Sight Times, April 2012

View Race Times

La Gaceta, March 2012

The Lions Eye Institute’s Roar Through Ybor


Ophthalmology Times, March 2012

LEITR makes research a priority

83 Degrees, March 2012

Lions’s Eye Institute Sees End To Blindness, Tampa

Fox 13, March 2012

Florida Sentinel Bulletin, February 2012

Grant to Help More Blind and Visually Impaired People

Tampa Tribune 4 You, January 2012

Mark Glaucoma Awareness Month with eye exam

La Gaceta, December 2011

Santa Claus reparte alegria a 90 ninos con discapacidades visuales

Penny Saver Weekly, December 2011

Blind and Visually Impaired Children Met Santa & Enjoyed Holiday Festivities

Fox 13, December 2011

LEITR Hosts 90 Blind and Visually Impaired Children for Annual Holiday Party


LEITR, December 2011

Kelley Sims Named a Woman Extraordinaire for Leadership and Industry Impact

EyeWorld, November 2011

Innovation in ophthalmology: First of its kind

EyeWorld, November 2011

Innovation in ophthalmology: Creating change

EBAA, October 2011

Jason Woody Named 2012 Leonard Heise Awardee

eyewiretoday, October 2011

Eye Ball Gala Raises More Than $150,000 to Help Give the Gift of Sight

EyeWorld, October 2011

Research center turns cornea donations into cutting-edge science

St. Petersburg Times, October 2011

Eye Ball, a Gala with Vision

Tampa Bay Business Journal, October 2011

LEITR Healthcare Hero in Innovation and Research 

Daytime, October 2011

Daytime Interview for the 2011 Eye Ball Gala

Studio 10, October 2011

LEITR President and Supporters Discuss the 2011 Eye Ball Gala

Senior Voice America, September 2011

 Jason Woody on Senior Voice America

Mayor’s Hour, September 2011

LEITR Research Advancements on Mayor’s Hour Segment

September Issue of The Visionary

LEITR Visionary Newsletter Issue 5

St. Petersburg Times, August 2011

LEITR and Jason Woody Making Bay Area Future Brighter

St. Petersburg Times, July 2011

Lions Eye Institute in Ybor Rising Article

WFTS, May 2011

Jason Woody on ABC Action News

La Gaceta, April 2011

Lorna Taylor and Susan Benton join Lions Eye Institute Foundation Board

WFTS, April, 2011

Race for Sight

WFLA, March 2011

 Regional Braille Competition at LEITR

10 News Online, February 2011

Local foundation gives gift of sight to seven children