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Partnership with Bajaj Group strengthens LVPEI’s retina services

Retinal diseases are among the most important causes of vision impairment and blindness. The support for Anant Bajaj Retina Institute, an Institute of Excellence and a Global Resource Centre, came from the renowned Bajaj family members who are committed to eliminating needless blindness. Named as Anant Bajaj Retina Institute in the loving memory of the late Mr Anant Bajaj, it will bring advanced retina eye care closer to the doorstep of the community. 'Anant Bajaj was passionate about eye healt... Read More
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The Shantilal Shanghvi Foundation supports LVPEI’s Cornea Services

Corneal opacities are the second leading cause of blindness in India. The Cornea Institute at LVPEI takes a comprehensive approach to tackling corneal conditions and has serviced nearly 450,000 patients while performing 90,000 surgeries since its inception. The delivery of these services in 2021 were made possible with support from The Shantilal Shanghvi Foundation. 'The Shantilal Shanghvi Foundation is committed to supporting organisations in India for tackling issues in healthcare and access,... Read More
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LVPEI’s Glaucoma services at Hyderabad and Vijayawada get support from Mr Kalathur Venugopal Reddy’s family

Glaucoma affects over 80 million people worldwide and is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness in India. It is a complex set of conditions that causes vision loss and requires lifelong care. LVPEI is one of the foremost centres of glaucoma care in the world and we gratefully acknowledge support of Mr Kalathur Venugopal Reddy’s family. In 2021-22, their philanthropy supported the Kalathur Venugopal Reddy Glaucoma Centre at Kode Venkatadri Chowdary Campus, Vijayawada, and the V... Read More
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LVPEI and Vision-Aid collaborate for advanced training and R&D initiatives for Visually Impaired

L V Prasad Eye Institute has partnered with the Vision-Aid, a non-profit organization committed to its mission of Enabling, Educating and Empowering the Visually Impaired to live with independence and dignity. Vision-Aid and LVPEI have joined hands to collaborate in the areas of Advanced Training Programs for the Visually Impaired, Professional Training Programs for Vision Rehabilitation professionals, Affordable Technology devices and R&D initiatives. To know more about several free resourc... Read More
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Story of our partnership with the Cognizant Foundation

Our partnership with the Cognizant Foundation from India started in 2012 when they first extended their support for setting up a Digital Audio Library for Persons with Visual Impairment at the Vijayawada campus.  Since then, they have upported various programs across the network: Critical Diagnostic instrument to record eye moment in children for Nystagmus (a vision condition in which the eyes make repetitive, uncontrolled movements), the Translational Research Program on Retinitis Pigment... Read More
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LVPEI and Warby Parker Partnership - Buy a Pair, Give a Pair

Our partnership with New York-based eyewear brand Warby Parker began in 2019. Warby Parker ultimately believes in vision for all, which is why for every pair of glasses or  unglasses they sell, a pair of glasses is distributed to someone in need through their ‘Buy a Pair, Give a Pair’ program. They support our work by donating funds equivalent to the cost of eyeglasses distributed to patients across the LVPEI Network Centres, and remain committed to providing equitable and acces... Read More
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Partnering for making eye care accessible to all

Wen Giving Foundation, LVPEI and Mission for Vision are partnering together to improve the reach and spread of primary eye care services. The generous contribution from Wen Giving Foundation will enable the establishment of 20 Vision Centres equipped with 24 trained vision technicians in the state of Odisha. Additionally, a residential facility for Allied Ophthalmic Personnel at LVPEI’s campus in Bhubaneswar, the Mithu Tulsi Chanrai campus, will also be started with their support. Since t... Read More
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Partnering to create a strong work force of eye care personnel and establishing advanced Vision Centres

Standard Chartered Bank as an international bank strives to ensure that the financial services they provide to individuals, businesses and global institutions, improve livelihoods and provide new economic opportunities to people. As a responsible company that invests in communities, they work towards contributing to sustainable economic growth. Their community engagement programs are focused on health, education, employability and entrepreneurship. As part of their program ‘Seeing is Beli... Read More
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