Mission, Vision, and Values


To enhance the quality of life through the restoration and preservation of sight


The ILEB is an innovative leader providing quality tissue, education, research and support to those who serve the sight impaired


Passion- ILEB passionately serves to restore and enhance vision.
Respect- ILEB values and respects all individuals, their decisions regarding donation, and their work in supporting donation, transplantation and research.
Innovation- ILEB is in continual pursuit of new technologies and a constant resource for the advancement of saving sight.
Dedication- ILEB is committed to the uncompromising pursuit of enhancing and restoring sight.
Excellence- ILEB provides safe and high quality tissue, meeting the eye bank standards of the Eye Bank Association of America and Food and Drug Administration, while partnering with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and Department of Ophthalmology.