A world record in cornea transplants
The L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) has set a world record in number of corneal transplants done in a single year. They have performed 2,043 corneal transplants in the financial year that ended on March, 2017.
The institute's campus has done 23,901 corneal transplant so far since its inception. The Ramayana International Eye Bank at the Campus harvested 7,166 corneas last year and distributed 3,810 corneas to surgeons across the country.