What we do

Our vision is to create excellent and equitable eye care systems in India that reach all those in need of ophthalmic care.

To achieve this vision, it is our mission

  • To make all primary, secondary and tertiary centers of L V Prasad Eye Institute as centers of excellence in eye care services
  • To support basic and clinical research into eye diseases and vision-threatening conditions
  • To train researchers, clinicians, and paraprofessionals
  • To engage in the development of ophthalmic products
  • To provide rehabilitation for those with incurable visual disability
  • To become a model for extending excellent, equitable and efficient eye care to underserved populations in the developing world

Near Term Plans

  • Reach out to three million patients annually
  • Open an additional state-of-the-art patient care facility in Hyderabad at a cost of $8.0 million
  • Double the capacity of two existing tertiary centers in Bhubaneswar and Vishakapatnam
  • Add 30,000 square feet of space to its Hyderabad research facility to accelerate its investigations in stem cell biology, molecular genetics and clinical research
  • Complete the building of an audio-digital library and recording center to serve those with incurable visual deficits

We are confident that our donors will make this possible and to them we offer several naming opportunities.