Donations

The Ocular Surface Research & Education Foundation (OSREF) is an independent not-for-profit medical research foundation under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) with a mission to create differential value in ocular surface treatment.

By making a donation to OSREF you can help make a difference by supporting world-class research into the causes, detection, treatment and management of ocular surface diseases.

OSREF is registered (# CH17780) with the Florida Department Division of Consumer Services under Chapter 496 of Florida Statutes to allow us make Solicitation of Contributions to the general public.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

If you would like to support OSREF's mission, you can make a donation to one of the following areas:

Make a Donation

By making a donation to OSREF you can help make a difference by supporting world-class research into the causes, detection, treatment and management of ocular surface diseases.

Donation Form

 

Scholarships

Your gift to scholarships will benefit selected postdoctoral fellowship students with outstanding qualifications and limited financial resources.

Areas of Interest

You can direct your gift to a specific area of research:

  • Corneal Diseases: persistent epithelial defects, corneal ulcers, descemetocele or perforation, neurotrophic keratitis, bullous keratopathy, band keratopathy

  • Conjunctival Diseases: primary & recurrent pterygia, pingueculae, tumors, conjunctivochalasis, superior limbic keratoconjunctivis, scars & symblepharon

  • Other Diseases: leaking blebs, scleral melt, limbal stem cell deficiency, fornix reconstruction, socket reconstruction, high-risk PKP, chemical burns, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and pemphigoid

 

Instructional Courses/Educational Materials

Your gift to instructional courses/educational materials will benefit the ophthalmology community with the most recent knowledge in diagnosis and treatment of ocular surface diseases.

Endowments

Endowment gifts provide support for OSREF's research and education programs. Endowment funds are established for a variety of purposes determined by the donor.

If you wish to give a donation, please contact us at (305) 412-5509 and leave a detailed message with your name, contact number and the best time to contact you.

You may give your gift in the form of a check. Please download, print, and complete our donation form and mail it to:

Ocular Surface Research and Education Foundation
7000 S.W. 97th Avenue,
Suite 212
Miami, FL 33173

Once we have received your gift, we will mail you a gift acknowledgment receipt. Your support to OSREF will help save the sight of millions living with ocular surface diseases.

We appreciate your generosity!