ETMC Tyler honored for eye donations - 2013

May 1, 2013

ETMC Tyler received a decade of service award from Transplant Services Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center for being part of the “Leadership Circle” as a top donor of corneas.

During the past 10 years, ETMC has harvested 226 corneas for transplantation and 134 ocular grafts for vision preservation procedures.

These donations helped 186 East Texans with a cornea transplant and 205 patients with ocular grafts to preserve their vision. The award was presented April 26.