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David Glasser, MD
Donor eligibility and suitability determinations are key to maintaining a safe and effective donor pool. A careful reading and understanding of FDA regulations and guidance documents and Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) Medical Standards are usually sufficient to make eligibility and suitability decisions. This commentary explores some of the more ambiguous situations that may be encountered. When regulations and standards do not provide clear guidance, consultation with the eye bank’s Medical Director is warranted.