About Our Organization
The Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, Inc., (LEITR) is a nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to the recovery, evaluation and distribution of eye tissue for transplantation, research and education. LEITR’s Eye Bank, located in Tampa, Fla., is one of the only combined eye bank and ocular research center in the world. Since its inception, it has brought the “Gift of Sight” to more than 67,000 men, women and children worldwide. For more information, visit our website.