L.V. Prasad Eye Institute of the Indo-American Eye Care Society

Medical Eye Care
Rochester, NY, USA
Project Title: Building Vision Center Capacity in Telangana, India Website: http://www.lvpei.org

About the Grantee

Established in 1987, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is a comprehensive eye health facility with its main campus located in Hyderabad, India. A World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness, the Institute offers comprehensive patient care, sight enhancement and rehabilitation services and high-impact rural eye health programs. It also pursues cutting edge research and offers training in human resources for all levels of ophthalmic personnel.

Purpose of the Grant

To build the sustainable capacity of 30 L.V. Prasad Vision Centers in the Indian state of Telangana: (1) to screen the vision of 960,000 children ages 0-16 in the centers’ respective catchment areas and (2) to provide prescription eyeglasses, advanced eye care, and low vision and rehabilitation services to those children as needed




36 months

Grant Regions

International, South Asia