Vision Restoring Corneal Transplants Performed in 2013 Have a Lifetime Net Benefit of Nearly $6 Billion


Vision Restoring Corneal Transplants Performed in 2013 Have a
Lifetime Net Benefit of Nearly $6 Billion

Legislative Update
October 9, 2013

Yesterday, NAEVR member organization Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) released a report prepared by The Lewin Group that estimated that corneal transplants performed in the United States this year will result in nearly $6 billion in total net benefits over the lifetime of the recipients.

Eye disorders are the fifth costliest to the U.S. economy after heart disease, cancer, emotional disorders, and pulmonary conditions.