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LVPEI rated 'Best Institution' for Vision Rehabilitation Services by the National Association for the Blind

Artists United – a live virtual event in support of people with vision loss

Hyderabad: 29 December 2020: L V Prasad Eye Institute’s Institute for Vision Rehabilitation received the prestigious National Association for the Blind’s Sarojini Triloknath National Award in the Best Institution category for its services towards people with vision loss. The award was presented to Dr Beula Christy, Head, LVPEI - Institute for Vision Rehabilitation in a virtual award ceremony. 

“LVPEI is one of the few eye care Institutes in the world to offer vision rehabilitation as an integral part of its services. Over the last 30 years, LVPEI has successfully rehabilitated 200,000 plus people with low vision and blindness. Through our various centre-based and community-based approaches, we aim to empower people with incurable vision loss to help them lead an independent and dignified life. The institute offers a wide range of services that cover every aspect of care for every age g...

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LVPEI to receive unique global award: β€˜The Greenberg Prize – End Blindness 2020’

For its impactful contributions to eliminate blindness

Hyderabad: 8 December 2020: L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is one of the few recipients of the very prestigious ‘The Greenberg Prize – End Blindness 2020’. The winners were chosen based on the strength of their contributions to eliminate blindness. Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Founder-Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute is being presented with this award in the ‘Outstanding Achievement Prize’ category.

'End Blindness' was a movement to eradicate blindness created by Dr Sanford Greenberg, who had himself lost his eyes at 19 years of his age, and his wife Susan. When Dr Greenberg was the chairman of the board governors of the Johns Hopkins University's Wilmer Eye Institute, in 2012, this award was announced to recognise the work of the scientific and medical communities who pioneered in the fight to end blindness, between then and 2020. 

“I feel humbled and honoured to accept this prestigious award on behalf of over the 3...

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First-of-its-kind Eye Cancer Centre Inaugurated at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Vijayawada

Mr Gautam Sawang, Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh, Inaugurates the Centre

Vijayawada, 12 November 2020: A comprehensive and dedicated, state-of-the-art Eye Cancer facility ‘Hima Bindu Yalamanchili Centre for Eye Cancer’ was inaugurated at L V Prasad Eye Institute’s Vijayawada campus ‘Kode Venkatadri Chowdary Campus’ in Tadigadapa on 12th November 2020 by Mr Gautam Sawang, Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh. The financial support for this centre has been provided by Mrs Ratna Thulasi and Dr Basaveswara Rao Yalamanchili from Chicago, USA. True to the principles of the L V Prasad Eye Institute, 50% of the services at the centre will be provided free of cost to the underprivileged, irrespective of the complexity of care needed. 

“Eye cancer is a cancer that forms in the tissues in and around the eye. It is not only vision-threatening, but can also be life-threatening, and can occur in the newborns, in children and adults. If diagnosed e...

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