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Health Minister Sri Harish Rao inaugurates L V Prasad Eye Institute’s New Projects

Shirin, Etian & Tara Brown Eye Centre at Kismatpur Pashyantu - a Mobile Advanced Eye Diagnostic Unit for the Telangana State

Hyderabad, May 12, 2022: L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) opens up a new Eye Care Centre named ‘Shirin, Etian & Tara Brown Eye Centre’ at its Gullapalli Pratibha Rao Campus in Kismatpur near Himayat Sagar. The centre was inaugurated by Hon'ble Sri T Harish Rao, Minister of Finance, Health, Medical & Family Welfare, Government of Telangana on 12 May 2022. Along with the eye care centre, Sri Harish Rao also inaugurated LVPEI’s ‘Mobile Advanced Eye Diagnostic Unit’ dedicated to the service of rural areas of Telangana State – a gift by Planjery Foundation, Hyderabad. 

Shirin, Etian & Tara Brown Eye Centre
The ‘Shirin, Etian & Tara Brown Eye Centre’ is LVPEI’s Satellite Urban Tertiary Centre in Hyderabad. Major support for the centre has come from a philanthropic couple, Ms Soona and late Mr Edward Brown, hailing from the south of France and New Zealand. 

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L V Prasad Eye Institute’s Whitathon Run on 8th May at People’s Plaza

To raise awareness and funds for children with retinoblastoma (eye cancer)

Sri M Rajesh Chandra, IPS, Deputy Commissioner of Police Will Flag off The Run

Whitathon Run, initiated in 2018, is L V Prasad Eye Institute’s annual cause-related event focusing on raising awareness and funds for early diagnosis and treatment of Retinoblastoma – a Life and Vision-threatening Eye Cancer in Children. One of the most common symptoms of Retinoblastoma is White Reflex (white glow) in a child’s eye. Through this run, LVPEI aims to raise awareness among the public that if they spot a ‘White Reflex’ in a child’s eye, it could be a sign of eye cancer that needs immediate medical intervention. The funds raised through this run, helps the Institute to provide free treatment to children from underprivileged families who have retinoblastoma.

The first edition of the run was organized in 2018 with 2000+ runners, the second edition in 2019 had 2500+ runners, and the third editio...

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L V Prasad Eye Institute Organizes a Retinoblastoma Awareness Walk

To raise awareness about Retinoblastoma (eye cancer of children)

The walk will start from Patia Square, Bhubaneswar at 06:30 am on 8th May 2022, Sunday

Bhubaneswar, 8 May, 2022: L V Prasad Eye Institute’s Mithu Tulsi Chanrai Campus in Bhubaneswar  organized a Retinoblastoma Awareness Walk on 8th May 2022. This walk is part of the ‘Whitathon’ event organized by L V Prasad Eye Institute across its campuses in Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. Celebrity actor, Mr Sabyasachi Mishra, will be flagging off the walk.

Whitathon is L V Prasad Eye Institute’s annual cause-related event focusing on raising awareness and funds for early diagnosis and treatment of Retinoblastoma – a Life and Vision-threatening Eye Cancer in Children. One of the most common symptoms of Retinoblastoma is White Reflex (white glow) in a child’s eye. Through this walk, LVPEI aims to raise awareness among the public that if they spot a ‘White Reflex’ in a child’s eye, it c...

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