Tag Archives: Dr Pravin Krishna Vaddavalli

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: 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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Corneal transplantation surgery performed in rural India

Sattenapalle (Guntur, Andhra Pradesh): L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) on Monday said its doctors have conducted a corneal transplantation surgery at its secondary eye care centre, the Edward and Soona Brown Eye Centre, at Dhulipalla village in Sattenapalli Mandal, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh.

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