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States gear up to tackle vision care during pandemic

Eyecare experts highlight the challenges faced by patients with eye disorders due to COVID-19 as well as the various proactive steps taken by respective state governments and the way ahead...................

L V Prasad Eye Institute to receive global award: ‘The Greenberg...

Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Founder-Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute is being presented with this award in the ‘Outstanding Achievement Prize’ category for impactful contributions to eliminate blindness.....................

More than 92.9% cases of blindness in Indians, over 50 years,...

The IAPB data shows ‘more than doubling’ of near vision loss cases from the year 1990 to 2020......................

The hand that rocked the cradle swears to eliminate childhood blindness

WOS-A scheme provides a platform to women scientists and technologists for pursuing research in basic or applied sciences, says Dr Savleen Kaur..............

A new biomaterial to heal detached retina

The pressure of this biopolymer against the retina helps in its positioning and reattachment..................

80-90% of blindness cases in India are preventable: Experts

With studies suggesting India to home 31.6 million blind people by the year 2020, experts stress upon raising awareness around prevention and treatment of blindness...………..

The Singing Tree to spread awareness on preventable child blindness

Published in seven local languages, the book will be distributed to 75,000 children free of cost across India...........

India revises the definition of blindness

The definition of blindness has been changed in consonance with the definition of blindness used by WHO for global comparison........