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L V Prasad Eye Institute partners with Standard Chartered to improve eye care delivery

Launches Academy for Eye Care Education and Futuristic Vision Centres

Hyderabad, October 3, 2019: L V Prasad Eye Institute in partnership with Standard Chartered today launched two new programmes to improve eye care delivery - the “Standard Chartered-LVPEI Programme for Eye Care Education” and “Technology-Enabled Primary Eye Care Services”. 

With the evolution of technology and the changing eye care situation, there is a growing need to scale-up primary eye care services by leveraging technology. This need has led to the evolution of technology-enabled “Primary Eye care Vision Centre” or the ‘’Futuristic Vision Centre’’ model.  The model extends the scope of existing vision centres, an LVPEI innovation developed at LVPEI, and is intended to target detection of all chronic eye conditions that are currently beyond the realm of primary eye care. The proposed futuristic model is envisaged to bring about a paradigm shift in the way the eye care i...

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SCLERAL and PROSE manufacturing Lab at L V Prasad Eye Institute awarded ISO13485

A testament to LVPEIā€™s commitment to quality

Hyderabad, September 11, 2019: L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), India’s leading research and teaching eye hospital, has received ISO 13485:2016 certification for the manufacture of BostonSight SCLERAL and PROSE (prosthetic replacement of the ocular surface ecosystem) lenses following review by the British Standards Institute (BSI). The new ISO certification ensures that the LVPEI’s quality management system meets current global regulatory requirements that are specific to the medical device industry.

Commenting on the occasion, Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Founder and Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute said, “These special type of contact lenses offer the promise of relief for people afflicted with many problems of the cornea not treatable otherwise. We are delighted that we could make this service available in India.”

A commitment to quality is central to LVPEI’s vision of providing excellent and equitable eye ca...

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Medical students participate in a discussion on exploring a career that is ethical, successful and professionally satisfying

Equitable Healthcare Access Consortium to facilitate mentoring of medical students

Hyderabad, August 23, 2019: After a first successful panel discussion addressing the Medical College students and residents in Udaipur in the month of April 2019, L V Prasad Eye Institute along with Equitable Healthcare Access (EHA) Consortium hosted the second panel discussion on the 22nd of August 2019. The event was well attended and well received by students from Medical Colleges in the Hyderabad area. "Can today's medical professional be Ethical, Empathetic, Successful and also be satisfied with their job"? was the theme of the discussion. On the panel were Dr. C.S. Pramesh, Director, Tata Memorial Hospital; Dr. Pramod Gaddam, CEO, Fernandez Hospital Foundation; Dr. G. Chandra Sekhar, Vice Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute; Mr. Thulsiraj Ravilla, Executive Director, Aravind Eye Care System; Dr. Chandrasekar Chikamuniyappa, CEO, PEOPLE TREE Hospitals; and Dr. Santosh Kraleti, Country Director, Cornea Blindness Free Bharat Abhiyan. The pane...

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