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LVPEI initiates the campaign - Let’s Combat Myopia

The prevalence of Myopia in children is rapidly increasing Doctors recommend less screen time and more green time

     -  As part of the Children Eye Care Week (14-20 November), LVPEI through its dedicated Children’s Eye Care and Myopia Centres organizes various awareness activities to combat Myopia
     -  3rd edition of LVPEI’s Indian Myopia Awareness and Research Conference (IMARC) - 18-20 November
     -  Eye care awareness walk will be held on 20th November at 7:00 am at LVPEI’s Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Banjara Hills

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is when our eyes cannot focus light correctly and distant objects appear blurred. Some of the early signs of Myopia are – children straining or squinting the eye to see distant objects, complaining of headaches and frequent change in eye power. Children with myopia often have trouble reading the blackboard at school and will hold their books or objects very close to their face or watch TV from a very close distance.

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Shantilal Shanghvi Cornea Institute Inaugurated at L V Prasad Eye Institute

An Institute of Excellence and a Global Resource Centre

Inaugurated by Sri N V Ramana, Former Chief Justice of India, & Prof Partha Pratim Majumder, National Science Chair, Govt of India

13 November 2022, Hyderabad: The Shantilal Shanghvi Cornea Institute, an Institute of Excellence and a Global Resource Centre, was inaugurated on 12 November 2022 at the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) by Sri N V Ramana - Former Chief Justice of India and Prof Partha Pratim Majumder - National Science Chair, Govt of India. In recognition of the support extended by the Shantilal Shanghvi Foundation, the Cornea Institute at LVPEI has been named the ‘Shantilal Shanghvi Cornea Institute’. The centre was inaugurated in the presence of Mr Dilip Shanghvi - Director of Shantilal Shanghvi Foundation, and the senior leadership team of L V Prasad Eye Institute. 

The Cornea is a clear transparent layer in front ...

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L V Prasad Eye Institute & NIIF Infrastructure Finance Limited Join Hands for Providing Better Eye Care Services

NIIF IFL extends support for the upgradation of LVPEI’s rural eye care centre in Dhulipalla

Dhulipala/Vijayawada, 11 November 2022: NIIF Infrastructure Finance Limited (NIIF IFL) as part of its CSR program, has extended support for the upgradation of L V Prasad Eye Institute’s rural secondary eye care centre ‘Edward & Soona Brown Eye Centre’ in Dhulipalla in Palnadu District in Andhra Pradesh. Their support is being used for the purchase of ophthalmic equipment for the operation theatre and the outpatient clinics at the centre.

Currently, over 20,000 outpatient examinations and 2000 eye surgeries are performed annually at LVPEI’s Dhulipalla rural secondary centre. Of these, more than 50% of patients are being treated free of cost, irrespective of the complexity of care needed. 'With the upgraded facilities the centre will be able to increase its capacity to serve an additional 2000 plus outpatients annually. We extend our sincere thanks to NIIF Infrastructure Finance Limited for supporting us in our efforts to make quali...

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