How do I donate my or my relative’s eyes for treatment or research purposes?

If you live in Wales, you're automatically opted-in to donate your organs through "deemed consent". If you don't want to be a donor, you can de-register (opt out) on the NHS organ donation website.

If you live in the rest of the UK you need to register (opt in) on the NHS organ donation website or carry a donor card. 


If you wish to donate your eyes to science please see the National Eye Research Centre website or call them:

  • 0117 929 0024

or the Human Tissue Authority website 

  • 020 7269 1900

 If you require further information or advice contact our Helpline:


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