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News and Events

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


Tampa Bay Business Journal, February, 2011

Lions Eye Institute focuses on the future with research efforts


Tampa Tribune, October 2010

‘American Idol’ finalist to help Tampa Lion’s Eye Institute


Eye Wire Today, October 2010

Groundbreaking International Study Launches Ocular Research Center



Review of Ophthalmology

Review of Opthalmology


WTSP, 2010

Top science lab opens in 100-year old Ybor City cigar factory


Eye Wire Today, October 2009

World’s Largest Ocular Research Center to Improve Quality of Life for Blind and Visually Impaired


Tampa Bay Business Journal, February 2011

Lions Eye Institute opens Research Center