: a storage place for human corneas from the newly dead for transplant to the eyes of those blind from corneal defects
Examples of eye bank in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAn Orlando eye bank that processes and distributes tissue for cornea transplants has drawn the attention of state lawmakers in Tallahassee, sparking a debate over whether for-profit companies are turning body parts into commodities.
Skyler Swisher, orlandosentinel.com, 26 Oct. 2021 All the money raised went directly to the eye bank where many will benefit in their eye care.
Houston Chronicle, 27 Feb. 2018 To thank Mike Patel, the owner of Russo's, for his support of the drive, the club presented him with a plaque for a life membership in the eye bank.
Houston Chronicle, 27 Feb. 2018
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