For over 25 years, Dakota Lions Sight & Health has been providing corneal tissue for transplant to surgeons in our service area and throughout the world. We strive to provide safe, high-quality tissue and the highest level of service so physicians and their staff can focus on restoring sight to their patients.
We follow regulations and standards to ensure tissue meets your guidelines for transplant. All donors are screened and the tissue is evaluated to ensure safety for you and your patients.
To request tissue for transplant or other use, please contact our distribution team at 800-245-7846
We also offer an online portal to request tissue. To request access to the portal, please contact our distribution team at the number above.
Distribution of Tissue
All of our tissue that is distributed is performed under our internal procedures as well as 21 CFR 1271 and EBAA Medical Standards. It is our policy to distribute tissue in a manner that is fair and equitable.
We encourage you to contact us directly if you have questions on our distribution system.
We are proud to offer the following ocular tissue grafts:
- DMEK pre-cut cornea
- DSAEK pre-cut cornea
- Sclera preserved in ethanol
- Cornea preserved in glycerol
- Full-thickness cornea for PK