Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Global Perspectives

The Barcelona Principles: A Global Bioethical Framework

Letter from Editor

Letter from the Editor

Research / Proceedings

Washing to Dilute May be the Answer to Eliminate Fungus from Donor Corneal Tissue

Part Two: Defining Surplus and Waste in the Pre- and Post-COVID-19 Era Via Australian and USA Examples

COVID-19 and the Prevalence of Reactive Tests in Three Eye Banks

Setting Up A Serum Eye Drops Program


World Report on Vision

Letter from the Editor


Ellen Heck, BS, ASCP, MA
Co-Editor in Chief


Amid the holiday season, we look back at the year 2020 and the impact COVID-19 has had on eye banking, ophthalmology, and the world at large. Initially, donation and transplantation decreased as elective surgeries were cancelled or rescheduled, and uncertainty in donor screening reduced donor tissue availability. As surgical demand began to return, donation continued to experience availability challenges. COVID-19 testing became a part of donor screening to aid in assuring donor suitability.

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