EVENTS & WEBINARS
Best practices in Operating a Tertiary Low Vision Center: Synopsis
Dr. G.N.Rao - Founder & Chairman, L.V.Prasad Eye Inst. Hyderabad, India
About the talk
During this talk, Dr. Rao and his team at LVPEI will discuss how their vision of creating a tertiary low vision center to serve the visually impaired became a reality.
A comprehensive approach to low vision rehabilitation at the ‘tertiary level’ will be discussed using the WHO’s standards on vision rehabilitation. The framework discussed will cover topics such as type of services to be provided as minimum standards, methods of service delivery, referral linkage to secondary and primary level, and guidelines on infrastructure and human resources. The importance of networking, advocacy, awareness-raising among families and communities, and the need for up taking research and training as an essential component of services will be explained.
Dr. Pooja Desai is MHA, DOMS, MBBS.
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