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Pledge Your Eyes




Facts about eye donation

  • Eyes can be donated only after death

  • Eyes must be removed within 4 - 6 hours after death

  • Only a Registered Medical Practitioner can remove eyes from a deceased.

  • The eye bank team will remove the eyes from the home of the deceased or from a hospital

  • Eye removal does not delay the funeral since the entire procedure takes 20-30 minutes only

  • A small quantity of blood will be drawn to rule out communicable diseases

  • Eye retrieval does not cause disfigurement

  • The identities of both the donor and the recipient are kept confidential.


Things to Care

  • Close the eyelids of the deceased

  • Switch off the fan

  • Raise the head of the deceased slightly by placing a pillow underneath

  • Contact the nearest eye bank as quickly as possible. List of Eye Banks

  • Give the correct address with specific landmarks and telephone number to enable the eye bank team locate the place easily

  • If the death certificate from the physician is available, keep it ready

  • Eye donation can be done only with the written consent of the next of kin in the presence of two witnesses


If you are ready to make your Eyes a gift of the lifetime then fill the pledge form.