Tag Archives: L V Prasad Eye Institute

Dr Subhadra Jalali recognised as “True Eye Health Hero” preventing blindness in premature babies

London: The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, a charitable foundation established in 2012 to mark and celebrate The Queen’s sixty-year contribution to the Commonwealth, has honoured the work of Dr Subhadra Jalali, a pioneering ophthalmologist who is “leading the way in preventing premature babies from going blind across India and beyond”.

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Bhubaneswar hospital conducts rare Viscocanalostomy surgery for Glaucoma

Bhubaneswar: L V Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar on Thursday said it has created history by being the first institute in East India to perform viscocanalostomy, a type of non-penetrating glaucoma filtration surgery for glaucoma patients.

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‘Stem cells hidden in patient’s own eyes can cure blindness’

Hyderabad: Collaborative research between scientists in India and US has resulted in the discovery of potent stem cells in the eye that possess the ability to restore lost sight.

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Medfort Hospitals plans to invest $50 million in expansion

Medfort Hospitals, a healthcare company focusing on diabetes and eyecare, plans to invest $40-50 million over the next two to three years in organic and inorganic expansion. The company plans at least two major acquisitions in the range of $25-30 million in its focus segments.

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APVRS-VRSI 2011

The VIth Asia Pacific Vitreo Retina Society congress in conjunction with the XXth annual conference of the Vitreo Retina Society of India will be held in Hyderabad on December 1-3, 2011.

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