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The foundation stone of L V Prasad Eye Institute’s Hetero Eye Centre at Sircilla to be laid

Sri K T Ramaraogaru, MLA, Sircilla and Dr Partha Saradhi Reddy garu, Chairman, Hetero group will lay the stone

Sircilla, August 13, 2019: The foundation stone of L V Prasad Eye Institute’s Hetero Eye Centre at Sircilla will be laid today at 4 30 pm by Sri K T Ramarao garu, MLA, Sircilla and Dr Partha Saradhi Reddy garu, Chairman, Hetero group. 

This Hetero Eye Centre at Sircilla is supported by the generous donation of the Hetero Foundation, Hyderabad. The centre will be continuum to LVPEI’s vision of providing good quality, permanent and affordable eye care for rural India. 

The centre in Siricilla will be constructed on one acre of prime land with 15,000 sft built up area in Phase I of its development. It is equipped with modern medical equipment and well trained staff to deliver excellent and equitable comprehensive eye care services on a sustainable basis, aiming to eliminate avoidable blindness in the region.

Some facts regarding the Hetero Eye Centre, Sircilla 

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Revolutionary research offers hope for restoring sight in acid attack victims

Clinical trials in collaboration with L V Prasad Eye Institute, India

Hyderabad, July 15, 2019: A revolutionary approach to treating chemical burns in the eye is beginning clinical trials. For the first time, a tissue-softening enzyme - collagenase - will be used in patients who have suffered acid attacks or industrial accidents. The first-in-man trial will examine how effective the enzyme is at softening the underlying tissue in the eye, allowing the patients’ own stem cells to repair the damage and restore the patient’s sight. 

The trial involving 30 patients is funded by the Ulverscroft Foundation, a UK charity that supports organisations helping the visually impaired. It will be carried out in collaboration with Dr Sayan Basu (Clinician) and Dr Vivek Singh (Scientist) at the world-renowned L V Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India. The clinical trial follows research by a team from Newcastle University, UK, who earlier this year showed that applying col...

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L V Prasad Eye Institute opens its city centre on Lewis Road

To cater to the needs of the working population

Bhubaneswar, July 3, 2019: L V Prasad Eye Institute’s NABH accredited Mithu Tulsi Chanrai campus in Bhubaneshwar, set up in 2006, is a world-class tertiary care centre offering comprehensive patient care, clinical research, sight enhancement and rehabilitation services, community eye health care and ophthalmic education programs. With the city of Bhubaneswar fast expanding, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) has felt the need to open a centre in the heart of the city to cater to the eye health needs of the working community. The City Centre was inaugurated by Mr Atmakuri Ramam; Executive Vice Chair-LVPEI in the presence of Dr Peter Dolman, a visiting clinical Professor from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. 

Talking about the launch, Dr Suryasnata Rath, Head - Mithu Tulsi Chanrai campus, Bhubaneswar said, “We have been serving the people of Odisha for 13 years and have seen an increase in the numbe...

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