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APOnline and L V Prasad Eye Institute Partner Together

To prevent avoidable blindness in Andhra Pradesh

APOnline (a division of APTOnline Limited), as part of their CSR program, has collaborated with L V Prasad Eye Institute for the Andhra Pradesh Eye Health Program. The focus is on working towards the prevention of avoidable blindness and providing free treatment, including critical eye surgeries for chronic eye conditions such as Corneal Transplant, Glaucoma, Squint and Retina surgeries within the state of Andhra Pradesh.

The partnership is in its second year now. The aim is to perform 500 surgeries and provide free comprehensive eye care to over 10,000 patients from economically underprivileged background every year. These patients are receiving treatment at LVPEI’s Kode Venkatadri Chowdary Campus in Tadigadapa, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.

About L V Prasad Eye Institute
The L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) was established in 1987 at Hyderabad as a not-for-profit, non-government, public-spirited, comprehensive eye care institution. LVPEI is governed by two...

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L V Prasad Eye Institute is part of first Global Research Program Devoted to Vision and Sustainable Development Goals

ENGINE comprises a four-country suite of trials examining the impact of glasses on promoting better living from childhood through to old age.

In collaboration with the Queen's University of Belfast, L V Prasad Eye Institute along with nearly 30 other partners from the USA, UK, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and India, is working on a suite of studies to explore the impact of vision care on the global level to achieve Sustainable Development Goals in low and middle-income countries. The study has received funding support of £3.5 million from the Wellcome Trust and Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation.

Poor vision is the world’s largest unmet disability affecting 2.2 billion people. About 8.8 million people in India are blind, and another 47 million people are visually impaired. 70% of the blindness the world over is preventable. Led by Professor Nathan Congdon of Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) in the UK and Dr Rohit Khanna of the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), various universities, schools nongovernment organizations, public health bodies, government ministries, institutions and patient groups are p...

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L V Prasad Eye Institute Launches MUCORMYCOSIS

HOTLINE 18002002211 For Eye Related Black Fungus Issues

Hyderabad, May 2021: 'Mucormycosis has been declared as an epidemic now. After COVID, it is the next fast emerging threat, and the need of the hour is early diagnosis and timely treatment. To minimize the delay in accessing timely treatment for patients, L V Prasad Eye Institute has introduced a hotline number - 18002002211. People can call any time on this number between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm from Monday to Saturday for any queries regarding Mucormycosis. In Telangana, LVPEI has a quaternary eye care centre and three city centres at Hyderabad. We also have secondary centres across Adilabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Nagarkurnool, Nirmal, Rangareddy, Kothur and Siddipet. In cases where immediate care is needed, our counsellors will share with the caller the contact address of the nearest LVPEI Centre in their vicinity. For the benefit of patients who cannot travel, we are even offering teleconsultation services,' informs Dr Tarjani Vivek Dave, Oculoplasty Surgeon, L V Prasad Eye Institute....

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