News and Events

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