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L V Prasad Eye Institute Inaugurates Brien Holden Institute of Optometry and Vision Sciences

Hyderabad is hosting the 2nd World Congress of Optometry (WCO) and International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) meeting at the HICC, 11-13 September 2017, and at L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) – in the presence of the gathering of optometrists and vision scientists – was inaugurated the Brien Holden Institute of Optometry and Vision Sciences (BHIOVS) today. The Chief Guest – Prof Desmond Fonn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo unveiled the plaque.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Founder and Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute said, “Dr Brien Holden, Founder of the Brien Holden Vision Institute in Australia, was a visionary leader and one of the most influential optometrists of his generation. His career was spent inspiring scientists and healthcare professionals around the world with his dream of ‘vision for everyone, everywhere’. It is with great pride we name Brien Holden Institute of Optometry and Vision Sciences (BHIOVS) after this visionary, a dear friend and well-wisher. We will continue to do the good work and take his legacy forward.”

From its very inception, training has been a key part of LVPEI’s activities and the programs are targeted at …

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