Hyderabad, November 15, 2019: L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is organizing Children’s Eye Care Week from November 11 to 17. This year the theme is “Cataract in Children”. Of the 2.2 billion people living with vision impairment or blindness, over one billion cases could have been prevented or are yet to be addressed. These billion people are not getting the care they need according to the first World report on vision issued by the World Health Organization (WHO). Initial treatment of childhood cataract is important to enhance vision in life and to minimize amblyopia (lazy eye development). As a part of the Eye Care Week, LVPEI is organizing an ‘Awareness Walk’ on Sunday, November 17. The Walk will be flagged off at 7am from LVPEI Banjara Hills.
The growing level of cataract in children has become a matter of concern for the specialists. In India, studies have shown that cataract happens in one to fo...Read More