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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Join Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley’s Gift of Sight Awareness Day at Citizens Bank Park as the Phillies take on the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, September 15th. The game begins at 1:05 pm. Click here to purchase tickets or become a Game Day Sponsor!

LEBDV is kicking off the big game with a tailgate in Lot K! Beginning at 11:30, we invite you for games, food and soft beverages as we celebrate PHUN and PHILANTHROPY!

Wear your PHAVORITE Eye Bank t-shirt! Don’t own one? No problem! Email Jerilyn Giardina at to request a shirt.

***Tickets will be mailed to the address you provide prior to the game.***

Can’t wait to see you there!

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley (LEBDV) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Dorn, CEBT, as the Eye Bank’s new Technical Director. Greg will succeed Robert Lytle, who is retiring after an incredible 31-year career with LEBDV.

Greg is a highly qualified longtime member of the LEBDV team with more than 16 years of eye banking experience. He started working at LEBDV in 2006 as a Certified Eye Bank Technician. In this role, which he held until June 2017, Greg acted as Medical Director Designee, Lead Technical Trainer, and principal investigator in the Cornea Preservation Time Study (CPTS) clinical trial. In June 2017, Greg was named Technical Manager. In this position, Greg was instrumental in facilitating graft tissue donations for the first cornea transplants performed in Rwanda and Burundi.

In addition to his experience as Technical Manager, Greg is highly proficient in Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) tissue processing, and he is trained in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) tissue processing.

Please join us in welcoming Greg as Technical Director and supporting our mission to restore sight through cornea transplantation in the Delaware Valley and beyond.

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