Creating a World of Vision

With over 250 years of combined eye banking experience, the personnel of the San Diego Eye Bank (SDEB®) work tirelessly to provide the Gift of Sight for so many in need of sight restoration. The San Diego Eye Bank is the worldwide leader in the eye banking profession for over half a century for a very specific reasonits passionate, dedicated and highly responsive team providing exceptional 24/7 customer service.

The San Diego Eye Bank and its Board of Directors are committed to ensuring that SDEB continues to advance the eye banking and ophthalmology professions.

Membership Benefits


  • Access to the highest quality Transplant Tissue (PKP, DMEK, EK, Long Term Preserved)
  • Grant Approved Ocular Research Tissue
  • Diagnostic Services: Confoscan and OCT
  • Physician education
  • Ophthalmic technician / nurses education with CEUs
  • Support of medical missions
  • Wet labs and surgical training for physicians
  • Voting rights including Board of Director selection

    San Diego Eye Bank Website Network

    Radically reducing the amount of time it takes to schedule a surgery. Manage unique profiles for Doctors, Schedulers, and Surgery Centers in one simple place.

    International Cornea Project

    The International Cornea Project is dedicated to making a difference globally through its international distribution services and its promotion of eye donation.

    Advanced treatment for chronic dry eyes. Our formulation uses serum from your own blood, delivering medicine right where your patients eyes need it most.




    Committed to best patient outcomes

    As the largest eye bank in California, we are committed to the restoration and preservation of sight. Through our Gift of Sight program, we have helped restore sight to over 100,000 recipients. We provide a full range of tissue distribution services along with support for medical missions and research advancements. Additionally, we sponsor continuing education programs, wet labs, and training courses for physicians, ophthalmic technicians, and healthcare professionals.

    The Board of Directors of the San Diego Eye Bank is comprised entirely of ophthalmologists from our community. They help ensure that SDEB continues to meet the needs of surgeons and their patients concerning the changing and emerging technologies in eye banking and the field of ophthalmology.

    Since 1959, SDEB has remained an institution for the ophthalmic community in San Diego, across the nation, and around the globe.