Highlights

Inaugurations of New Facilities

Velamati Sowbhagyavathamma Patient Care Building, 9 Nov: The new patient care building at Hyderabad was inaugurated by Sri Velamati Janardan Rao, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. In acknowledgement of his generous contribution, the building is named after his mother. A number of other supporters of LVPEI have also extended their support. This expansion will increase the patient volumes of our Hyderabad campus by about 75%.


Tej Kohli Cornea Institute (TKCI), 11 Dec: In partnership with Dr May Griffith and her team of scientists from the Linköping University, Sweden, and with the financial backing of Mr Tej Kohli and his Foundation, TKCI was inaugurated by Sri ESL Narasimhan, Hon'ble Governor of AP & Telangana. Also present was Guest of Honour Sri K T Rama Rao, Hon'ble Minister for Panchayat Raj & IT, Telangana.


Arjun Waney Eye Centre, Berhampur, Odisha, 13 Dec: LVPEI's 15th secondary centre, and its 3rd in Odisha, was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Sri Naveen Patnaik. The centre is in partnership with The Savitri Waney Charitable Foundation and Mission for Vision.


Operation Eyesight Universal Institute for Eye Cancer, 30 Sep: A world-class facility for ocular oncology offering critically required services to India and the developing countries through research, capacity-building and education programs, was inaugurated at LVPEI Hyderabad by Mr Brian Foster, Executive Director of Operation Eyesight Universal.

3 New Vision Centres, Oct to Dec: Three new vision centres were inaugurated, one in Krishna Dist., and two in Vizianagram, AP with the support from Latter Day Saint Charities and the Lavelle Fund for the Blind, USA. Operational support has been provided by the local community leaders and companies.


MoU with Medical Center, Liberia

LVPEI entered into an agreement with John F Kennedy Memorial Medical Center, Liberia for cross transfer of medical skills and expertise on 30 Oct in Delhi. The President of Liberia, Her Excellency Dr Ellen Johnson Sirleaf signed the MoU.


Technology Transfer from Germany

Gebauer Medizintechnik GmbH provided the institute with 2 high precision automated corneal tissue processing systems. This was made possible with the support of the German government.


Special Olympics Lions Club International Opening Eyes Event, LVPEI Visakhapatnam

256 special athletes were screened, 16 - 20 Nov, for refractive errors, colour blindness, cataract, retinal and corneal problems, glaucoma and squint.


Celebrations

World Sight Day 2015, 1-8 Oct: Rallies, community and school screening programs, and awareness talks were organized to mark the occasion.


Children’s Eye Care Week, 14-20 Nov: Celebrated across the network with the theme - Good Eye Sight - Every Child's Right.

  Eye Health Check Program

Community Eye Screening Program

  • Poduturu Village, Ranga Reddy
  • Sankalp Foundation, Huda Colony, Hyderabad
  • Hydershakote, Ranga Reddy
  • Bajpally & Goshamahal, Hyderabad

Corporate Eye Health Check Program

  • D E Shaw India Software Private Limited
  • Arcesium India Private Limited
  • Futures First Info Service Private Limited

Corporate Tie-ups

  • HINDALCO Industries Ltd
  • NABARD(National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) -Odisha
  • Powergrid Corporation of India- Odisha
  Our Support

BHUBANESWAR
Sanghamitra Dash
Vision Care

BANGALORE
Gowri Arur
Poorna Chandra
  Tejaswi
The Church Of Jesus
  Of Latter- Day Saints

CHENNAI
Appssamy Associates

DUBAI
Raees Ahamed Rohile
Saibal Banerjee

Gujarat
D B Gurudasani

Hyderabad
Ashok Kondapi
A V R J Sarma
B V Kumar
C Syamala Bhaskaran
D Balasubramanian
Divya Rao
Divisional Railway
  Manager, Sc Roy
G Chandra Sekhar
K Bhanumurthi
Lions Clubs International

Nava Bharat Energy
   India Limited
S Balaparameswara Rao
Seloitte Tax Services
   India Private Limited
Sreedevi Penmetcha
Sailesh Makkapati
Ravi Krishnamoorthy
Rehan Noronha
Suprakash Chandra
  Roy
Taraprasad Das
T S R Anjaneyulu

JALGAON
Rachana Mahendra
  Kabra

JABALPUR
Ayush Tandon

KARNATAKA
Chirstofel Blinden
  Mission

KURDHA
AB Dinesh Concerete
  Ondia Pvt Ltd

KOLKATA
NKB Projects Pvt Ltd
Narayan kumar Khaitan
Sudhir Prakash / Kanak
  Projects Limited
Tularam Ratanlal
  Goenka Trust

MUMBAI
Gouri Prasanna Dash
Shankar Narayan
  Balasubramanian
Shri Kudilal
   Govindram
  Seksaria
  Foundation
Mission For Vision
Tech Mahindra
  Foundation

JAPAN
Nobuo Ishida

PUNE
Jaysinh Sakharam
  Konkar
Marina Bijoy

RAJAHMUNDRY
Gorrala Kanamma

SRIKAKULAM
East Coast Development
  Foundation

TRIPURA
Justice Pradip Kumar
  Sarkar

THRISSUR
Joyalukkas Foundation

VIZIANAGARAM
C Rama Devi

DVSSSN Raju
  (Pradeep Raju garu)
  & D Atchutha Vani
  (Denkada)
Satya Surya Prakash

VISAKHAPATNAM
Govindaraju
  Ganapathi Raju garu
  & Ganapathiraju
  Subba Lakshmi Devi
  garu
(Rajula Thamapuram)
G Hari Krishna
G Rama
I V Raghu Kumar
K Anuradha
M/S Neelima Times
Rayapureddy Vishnumurthy
SRL Limited
Surekha Charitable
  Trust

NEW DELHI
Somani Foundation

USA
Narmada Narayanan

WEST GODAVARI
K Venkatrayudu & K Paravathi Devi

 
The rock garden at LVPEI Hyderabad

As you enter the new patient care building, at Hyderabad, the granite stone in the rock garden that greets you is at least 2500 million years old. This granite is faithfully sitting all this while, watching many thousands of generations of people (probably 7500 generations) go by. The stone is thus our "Old Faithful" – one who guards our Institute and us who work here.

Awards & Honours

Eye Bank Association of India

  • Ramayamma International Eye Bank awarded best eye bank in India, for highest number of corneas procured, 2014-15.
  • LVPEI felicitated for record 20,000 transplants by a single institute.
Patient Testimonial

"We thank God for the team spirit evident at LVPEI that collectively worked tirelessly and selflessly to restore vision to David's right eye. On behalf of my husband Dr NosaOtaren, David's twin brother, and other siblings, thank you and God bless you."
David's mother Mrs Toyin NosaOtaren,
Nigeria.

Partner Story

"With the aim to provide quality eye care to the elderly population, especially to those who cannot afford it, Hyderabad based pharmaceutical giant Aurobindo Pharma Limited, have extended their generous support to develop a Geriatric Eye Care Centre, at LVPEI’s GMR Varalakshmi Campus in Visakhapatnam. The centre named Aurobindo Geriatric Eye Care (AGE) will be the first of its kind in the world."
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