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Sacramento’s Father of Cornea Transplants Wins Prestigious International Award

SACRAMENTO, CA – Mark J. Mannis, the visionary Sacramento ophthalmologist who brought cornea transplants to the greater Sacramento Region more than 30 years ago, has been awarded the Cornea Society’s highest honor – the Castroviejo Medal, named in honor of Ramon Castroviejo, the father of modern corneal transplant surgery and the inspiration for the founding

EBAA Congratulates SDS on Quality Achievement

In the February edition of the Eye Bank Association of America’s e-newsletter, the organization congratulated Sierra Donor Services for achieving safety and quality within the organization. Sierra Donor Services’ Quality Department Now Certified Through the American Society of Quality Sierra Donor Services (SDS) has announced that its entire Quality Department staff is now certified through

SDSEB Leadership Featured in The Tennessean

National Donor Day 2014 marked a unique opportunity for Sam Ramos, SDSEB’s Ocular Services Director. He, along with Jill Grandas, DCI Donor Services Corporate Executive Director, were featured in an opinion editorial in The Tennessean. The article focused on the opportunity to Give the Gift of Life and Sight. Read the entire article: Give the

Sacramento Eye Surgeon Brings Vision to El Salvador

Sacramento, CA – The humanitarian act of cornea donation – a gift from a donor to recipient – went worldwide recently, with the help of Dr. Mark J. Mannis, Ocular Medical Director for Sierra Donor Services, and its parent company, DCI Donor Services, Inc.   Mannis is also Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology & Vision