10th anniversary - Bhubaneswar Campus, Odisha; 14 January.
30th anniversary - Hyderabad Eye Institute (LVPEI registered as Trust with Sri K P Prasad, Prof Ramalingaswami, Dr Narla Tata Rao, Sri K Rama Rao, Sri Ramesh Prasad and Dr G N Rao as founding trustees); 20 January.
9th anniversary - Telkapally Vision Centre, Mahbubnagar District, Telangana; 24 January.
5th anniversary - David Brown Children’s Eye Care Centre, Vijayawada; 29 January.
1st anniversary - Unguturu Vision Centre, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh; 30 January.
9th anniversary - Utnoor Vision Centre, Adilabad District, Telangana; 31 January.
The Kothapalli Rama Rao Surgical Centre at the Velamathi Sowbhagyavathamma building
was inaugurated by Sri Kothapalli Kishore and his wife Meena on 25 January 2016.
More Women Patients Served in 2015 - LVPEI’s rural eye care services had 52% female outpatients and 57% surgeries for women in 2015. The focus on women patients is owed not just to gender sensitivity but to the higher prevalence of blindness among women. Altogether, LVPEI’s rural eye care services served 18,075 outpatients and performed 2,148 surgeries in 2015.
Looking Beyond the Eye 2016 - a CME on Eye and Systemic Diseases – was organized on 24 January 2016 at the Arjun Waney Eye Centre, Berhampur, Odisha.