Vijayawada, August 18, 2018: New initiatives and facilities were inaugurated at L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI)’s Kode Venkatadri Chowdary Campus, Vijayawada, on 18 August 2018 by the Honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu. These facilities include Ophthalmic Surgical Centre, courtesy Laurus Labs Pvt Ltd; new facility of the Tej Kohli Eye Bank, courtesy Tej Kohli Foundation; and Centre for Ocularistry Services.
Tej Kohli Eye Bank at Vijayawada, the fourth in LVPEI’s network of eye banks across its tertiary campuses, moved into a new facility with state-of-the-art laboratory for the aim to further increase eye donations in Andhra Pradesh and make the region corneal blindness free. All the core functions such as procurement, evaluation and distribution of corneas to all the surgeons in the state are performed at this bank. As of date the eye bank h...Read More