About L V Prasad Eye Institute
At L V Prasad Eye Institute, we offer comprehensive patient care, clinical research, sight enhancement and rehabilitation, community eye health, education, and product development. LVPEI is also a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Prevention of Blindness. Equipped with cutting-edge technology and distinguished professionals in the field of eye care, we emphasize on the provision of quality eye care to people from all sections of society.
The Eye Institute is a non-profit organization governed by: the Hyderabad Eye Institute (HEI) and the Hyderabad Eye Research Foundation (HERF). The mission of the Eye Institute is to provide affordable and competent eye care to all sections of society. Therefore, we focus on geographically and economically disadvantaged groups, including both the rural and the urban backward classes and extend our services to them through satellite clinics and rural affiliates. Since our establishment we have provided outpatient services to 6 million people and surgical care to over 585,000 patients - almost 52 percent of them free of charge.
With the Centre of Excellence in Hyderabad and tertiary centres at Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, and Bhubaneswar, the L V Prasad Eye Institute also has 103 primary and 11 secondary eye care centres. These centres alone have provided eye care to over 2 million outpatients and more than 71% of them have received treatment free of cost. Also ,more than two thirds of over the 198,000 surgeries have been performed entirely free of cost.