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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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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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