Wednesday, March 2, 2011

March is National Eye Donor Month

March has been designated to bring awareness to the importance of being an organ donor.  Did you know that through organ donation healthy corneas can be utilized to give the give of sight to another individual or possibly two?

JoAnn C. Chang, M.D.

The US Department of Health & Services has a website  that gives more information and links to sign up.  The link to the Massachusetts site is .  Many of us have signed up as Organ Donors at the Registry of Motor Vehicles and have a sticker on our licenses.  The site above provides another way to register.  The online registry will allow you to select which organs you choose not to donate. 

JoAnn C. Chang, M.D., ophthalmologist at D'Ambrosio Eye Care is our cornea specialist and performs cornea transplants as appropriate for her patients.