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,” said Mr Dilip Shanghvi, Director of Shantilal Shanghvi Foundation. “We support LVPEI in its endeavours to make treatment available for eye problems like corneal opacity, helping patients improve their vision.'