Saving Sight, Simple and Convenient

As your dedicated partner in vision restoration, we offer solutions that work for you.

Autologous Serum Made Easy

Saving Sight is an official partner of Vital Tears®, a custom-made solution for your patients.

An Eye Donor’s Legacy of Giving

Rick always gave to others, and today his legacy lives on as an eye donor.

Our Mission

Saving Sight is a nonprofit organization with a mission to change lives by saving sight. We were founded in 1960 as an eye bank in central Missouri. Today, we have grown to become one of the nation’s leading eye banks, focused on providing outstanding service and convenience for our partners

Our Services

Saving Sight provides corneal tissue for transplant to help surgeons restore sight to their patients. In addition to tissue for PK and LK procedures and precut lamellar tissue for DSAEK, DMEK and ALK, we also offer preloaded tissue for DMEK and DSAEK.

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We serve physicians in our local area, across the US and around the world in a partnership to restore vision. Saving Sight provides the highest quality corneal tissue, impeccable service, and convenience so you can focus on what matters most: restoring vision to your patients.

Make a Gift to Save Sight

Join us in the fight to save sight for others. Your generous gift to Saving Sight helps us provide the gift of sight to those waiting for a transplant. Give a one-time financial gift or join our monthly giving program to save others from the heartbreak of vision loss.

Support Saving Sight through Online Shopping

Thanks to AmazonSmile, you can support Saving Sight’s mission to change lives by saving sight when you shop online this holiday season and all year long. Simply shop at smile.amazon.com and pick Saving Sight as the charitable organization you want your purchases to...

Happy Holidays from Saving Sight!

Happy Holidays from Saving Sight! Cynthia captured the crisp, winter scene pictured as our 2018 featured holiday artist. Happy Holidays! Thanks to our staff, partners, volunteers and supporters of our work in eye donation, more corneal recipients like Cynthia are able...
Show others why you support Saving Sight on #GivingTuesday with a #UNselfie

#GivingTuesday

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. November 27th, 2018 Saving Sight has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring...

Maddie’s Gift

Jim Allmon shares how his stepdaughter’s legacy lives on through eye and tissue donation. My story or should I say “Our Story” is one that I refuse to let define my family. It is unique and, unfortunately, tragically ironic. On Friday May 5,  2017 there was a prom...

Cynthia’s Story – A Photographer’s Vision

The vibrant colors of a flower in spring. Seeing a bumblebee buzz and dart through the garden. The crisp outline of a frozen snowflake on the windowpane. All of these sights are just a few of the many beautiful moments Cynthia has captured...

Jason’s Letter of Thanks

 Jason's Letter After Jason received a cornea transplant, he asked his sister to help him write a letter to his eye donor's family to thank them for their selfless gift.  Jason and Mistie on her wedding day. Jason was her husband’s best man. Jason and Mistie are...

Saving Sight by the Numbers | The Impact of Eye Donation

As an eye bank, Saving Sight is an integral part in the journey of the cornea, recovering donor tissue to honor the gift of sight, processing and evaluating the tissue in our laboratory, and then distributing the tissue to corneal surgeons for transplant. During the...

Regaining Sight after 23 Years

For 23 years, Angela was 100 percent blind in her right eye. Thanks to the generous gift of sight from an eye donor and the work of her surgeons, she has regained her sight! When Angela went in for what was a routine eye exam to get new contacts in 2017, her eye...

Our Sister Vicki

Vicki was a loving and caring person who always wished to help others. She loved the outdoors, decorating and design, and reading in her Bible. Most of all, she loved her family and was a proud mother of 3 children, grandmother to 13 and great-grandmother to 9. For...

Fight for Sight and Saving Sight Announce Grant Awardee

Kansas City, Mo. (July 5, 2018) – Nonprofit organizations Fight for Sight and Saving Sight have awarded a $2500 scholarship to Boston University School of Medicine student, Min Tae Kim, for his study of how type 2 diabetes effects corneal wound healing and repair. In...

Introducing the 2018-2019 Board of Directors

Saving Sight is pleased to welcome three new people to its Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Welcome VCC Pat Scott, IPCC Larry Boettcher, and PDG Roger Tiemann! Board members are key to the organization’s success. They actively...

A Grandmother’s Legacy Shines on Through the Gift of Sight

Throughout her life, Janice touched those around her with her sweet and caring nature. “My mother, Janice, was a very sweet and kind woman. She was a single mother who raised me and also enjoyed spending time with her grandson, Alijah as well. My son misses his...

Get Involved

Join us in changing lives by saving sight! You can help us reach more individuals in need of a sight-saving gift by volunteering to share your story, making a financial donation or by joining the organ and tissue donor registry.

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