Accreditation & Certification


Iowa Board of Nursing

  • The Iowa Lions Eye Bank is an Iowa Board of Nursing Approved Provider. Provider #343. Please contact us if you are interested in Continuing Education offerings.


Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA)


Vision Share

  • Vision Share is a not-for-profit consortium of cooperating independent eye banks that provide mutually beneficial support services to member eye banks ensuring their surgeon client base the highest quality eye donor tissue and services. All member eye banks conform to licensure and regulations that are in effect in the states in which they operate. The Iowa Lions Eye Bank has been a member since 2000. Vision Share and its member eye banks have become leaders in the eye banking community by adopting the highest achievable standards with regard to donor tissue, operations, quality, and donor screening for the benefit of recipients.


US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Tissue Establishment Registration


State of New York


State of California Department of Health and Human Services


State of Illinois


State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene