Hyderabad: LVPEI 'Best Institution' for vision rehabilitation
National Association for the Blind presents the prestigious award
Hyderabad: LV Prasad Eye Institute's (LVPEI) Institute for Vision Rehabilitation received the prestigious National Association for the Blind's Sarojini Triloknath National Award in the Best Institution category for its services towards people with vision loss. The award was presented to Dr Beula Christy, Head, LVPEI - Institute for Vision Rehabilitation in a virtual award ceremony.
LVPEI is one of the few eye care Institutes in the world to offer vision rehabilitation as an integral part of its services. Over the last 30 years, LVPEI has successfully rehabilitated 200,000 plus people with low vision and blindness. Livelihood Skill Development Program is an important program that provides training in specific or multiple trades to people with vision loss and to their family members, said a press release.
To support the Livelihood Skill Development Programme, the institute is organising a virtual live event 'Artists United' from 6 pm to 8 pm on January 2.