L.V. Prasad Eye Institute of the Indo-American Eye Care Society
Rochester, NY, USA
Project Title: Futuristic Vision Centres (up gradation of conventional VCs to Technology Enabled Vision Centres) 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 support L. V. Prasad Eye Institute’s work to upgrade 20 existing Lavelle-supported Vision Centers in the state of Telangana to “Futuristic Vision Centers” with IT-enabled ophthalmic equipment.