In February, we achieved a milestone with the launch of ECHO clinics- a technology based solution to provide expert clinical opinion to treating ophthalmologists in distant locations. Many international cornea specialists have shown interest in joining this virtual clinic.
While TKCI is influencing clinical decision making internationally, it is also bringing international standards of care to grass root level in India. An advanced corneal transplant procedure called DMEK was performed by TKCI faculty in a remote rural center with basic surgical instruments!!
February also saw LVPEI campus at Vijayawada complete 6 years of service delivery. This Newsletter focuses on the performance of Tej Kohli Eye Bank and TKCI, Vijayawada over the last year and its future growth plans. Hope you enjoy reading it!