TITLE

Florida Center Combines Eye Banking and Research

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Review of Ophthalmology;Jan2010, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Ocular Research Center for transplantation and eye disease research by the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research (LEITR) in Tampa, Florida. It mentions that the LEITR is connected to an eyebank for researchers easy access to fresh corneal tissue samples and its ocular research facility will be used for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and glaucoma research. It notes that LEITR takes advantage of the elderly populace and mortality rate in Florida.
ACCESSION #
47930909

 

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