Lions Eye Donors Honored

On Sunday, December 4, the Minnesota Lions Eye Bank was privileged to honor a special group of eye donors: Lions and Lionesses club members and their families. Family and friends gathered at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota campus to honor all eye donors with Lions’ connections who continued to serve after death by […]

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Dr. Donald Doughman, Medical Director Emeritus, Dies at Age 82

It is with heavy hearts that the Minnesota Lions Eye Bank announces the death of Donald Doughman, M.D., Medical Director Emeritus of our eye bank. Born and raised in the small Iowa town of Bussey (population 600), Dr. D. earned a music degree from Drake University in Des Moines then obtained his medical degree from […]

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Minnesota Lions Club Members Tour University

On April 30, more than 160 Lions club members from all over the state visited the University of Minnesota’s departments of Ophthalmolgoy and Otolaryngology to learn more about the U-Lions sight and hearing partnerships. Guests discovered more about the retinal disease in infants, engineering in ophthalmology, optical coherence tomography, and the Visual Rehabilitation Center. Hearing highlights included show […]

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Eye Donors Honored

On Sunday, April 17, Minnesota Lions Eye Bank welcomed a large turnout of eye donor families and friends, corneal recipients, physicians, researchers, Lions club members, and other special guests to a recognition program honoring eye and cornea donors. The program included music, readings and personal testimonials. University of Minnesota ophthalmology researcher, Dr. Deborah Ferrington, talked of the […]

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