Report a Death


Southern Eye Bank has trained staff to assist families during this sorrowful time.

To notify Southern Eye Bank of the death of your loved one, simply contact our referral line toll free at 1-800-833-3666. The operators from Southern Eye Bank and the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency are available 24/7.

Please know that the ELEMENT OF TIME is critical. Contact us as soon as possible to best determine the eligibility of donation. If you wish to ask us a specific question, do not hesitate to contact our staff directly at 504-891-3937.

Individuals who will utilize the Louisiana BODY to SCIENCE program are eligible to become eye donors. Please notify the staff of the BODY to SCIENCE program of your loved one’s desire to donate ocular tissue.