100 corneal transplants in the secondary eye care centre network

The 100th corneal transplant in the secondary centre eye care network was performed on the 5 April 2019 at the Bhosle Gopal Rao Patil Eye Centre, Mudhole. This journey of providing complex surgical care right at the doorsteps of the community started in March 2016 with the first transplant being performed at the Edward and Soona Brown Eye Centre in Dhullipalla, Guntur, AP. Till date, 30  corneal transplant surgeries have been performed at the Dhullipalli centre, 36 at the Mudhole Centre, 12 at the Nellore Centre (Swarna Bharat Eye Centre) and 22 at the Paloncha Centre  (Navbharat Eye Centre).

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