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Ability to provide sight being shifted from corneal surgeries to newer technologies

Chennai: Corneal diseases are supposed to be the 4th most important cause for blindness worldwide after cataract, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. Corneal transplantation served as the golden procedure that restored the visual function when the visual impairment caused by corneal diseases became too severe.

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Interview: Stem cells have huge potential but must be handled with care

Dr Mariappan’s lab is involved in basic and translational research towards addressing the problems of retinal and corneal diseases using different sources of adult and pluripotent stem cells.

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Interview: How big data and machine learning are being used to fight blindness

“When you have lots of information, there is a pattern that is evident in that data and that pattern might not be easily understood by the human mind because there is only a limit to which we can process information. So, what we are aiming to do is analyse the huge amount of data that is available here.”

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Interview: Dr Pravin K Vaddavalli — Strategies to Prevent Blindness

Dr Pravin Krishna Vaddavalli is Director of Tej Kohli Cornea Institute; Head of Refractive Surgery, Cataract & Contact Lens Services; and Consultant, Cornea & Anterior Segment Service at L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Hyderabad.

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An ocular microbiologist’s take on medical research and avoidable blindness in India

Dr Joveeta Joseph, PhD in medical microbiology, focuses her attention on ocular microbiology. She is a microbiologist at Jhaveri Microbiology Centre, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad and is involved in diagnostic and research activities pertaining to ocular infections.

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Dr G N Rao inducted to Ophthalmology Hall of Fame

Hyderabad: Dr Gullapalli N Rao, founder and chairman of L V Prasad Eye Institute, has been selected as one of two inductees for the prestigious 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).

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Microsoft, LV Prasad Eye Institute launch Intelligent Network for Eyecare

Hyderabad: In a move to help millions of visually impaired through technology, Microsoft India, in association with L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad on Monday launched Microsoft Intelligent Network for Eyecare (MINE).

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LVPEI opens centre for eye health innovation

Hyderabad: L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) on Monday said it has started Srujana Centre for Innovation, a centre for eye health innovation, at its Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, where clinicians and researchers can interact with innovators.

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L V Prasad Eye Institute sets up Indian Oil Centre for Rural Eye Health in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday inaugurated Indian Oil – (LVPEI) Centre for Rural Eye Health (CREH) located at the LVPEI Bhubaneswar campus. The centre is designed to provide solutions to visual impairment in rural Odisha.

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Interview: Dr Ajay Sharma: The Entrepreneurial Journey of a Doctor

Dr Ajay Sharma, a noted ophthalmologist and an alumnus of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), Rohtak, Haryana, is co-founder and CEO of Eye-Q Super-Speciality Eye Hospitals and founder and co-director of Sheetla Hospital and Eye Institute, Gurgaon.

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