Established in 1987, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness, is a comprehensive eye health facility. LVPEI has served over 30.64 million (3 crore 64 lakh people), over 50% of them entirely free of cost, irrespective of the complexity of care needed. The Institute is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness and a Global Resource Centre for VISION 2020: The Right to Sight initiative.
Vision: To provide equitable and efficient eye care to all sections of society.
Mission: LVPEI’s mission is to be a centre of excellence in eye care services, basic and clinical research into eye diseases and vision threatening conditions, training, product development, and rehabilitation for those with incurable vision disability, with a focus on extending equitable and efficient eye care to underserved populations in the developing world.