CONEY ISLAND, NEW YORK (TIP): Internationally renowned ophthalmologist Dr. VK Raju was, on September 14, honored by The Asha Niketan Community at a special event to honor the Founder-President of The Eye Foundation of America. Dr. Raju is a clinical Professor, department of Ophthalmology at West Virginia University. Through his Eye Foundation, he has been working all over the world, in particular in India, for the prevention of avoidable blindness among children. He runs eye hospitals in his native State of Andhra Pradesh.
A renowned ophthalmologist, he has received a number of prestigious recognitions and honors. He was recently admitted to Toledo University Hall of fame.