About Us

Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank was founded in 1973 on the campus of The Ohio State University, thanks to the support of Ohio Lions Clubs. In December of 2005, we moved to our current location at The Eye Center of Columbus. With the help of our healthcare community, Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank has been able to provide over 20,000 corneas for transplantation. Our goal of advancing eye care through research and medical education is also accomplished with eye research projects and through residency training for physicians who will become eye care specialists.


To restore, improve, and preserve sight by connecting eye donors and corneal transplant patients, educating physicians, and enhancing eye research through quality eye banking services.


To open greater opportunities for sight restoration


EBAA Accreditation


FDA Regestration

Health Canada

California Licence

Maryland Licence

Eye Care Coalition

Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank


Prevent Blindness Ohio

Ohio Optometric Association

Ohio Amblyope Regestry


Ohio Department of Health

Ohio Ophthalmological Society

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262 Neil Ave, Suite 140
Columbus, OH 43215

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