Morgantown, West Virginia based eminent ophthalmologistDr. VK Raju who holds various positions including Chairman, Goutami Eye Institute, AP, Advisor – Indo-US Healthcare Summit, Director, International Ocular Surface Society was recently in India where he addressed the All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)delegates at the 74th Annual Conference in Kolkata. Over 10,000 ophthalmologists attended the congress.
Dr. VK Raju is passionately committed to preventing blindness all across the world, particularly in India, and more particularly among children. He is most of the time touring various countries, holding eyes camps. He has set up an eye hospital in Hyderabad in India. His Eye Foundation America has raised millions to help prevent and treat blindness.
The AIOS was established in the year 1930. The objects of the Society are cultivation and promotion of the study and practice of ophthalmic sciences, research and man-power development with a view to render service to the community and to promote social contacts among ophthalmologists of the country.
The Society organizes Annual Conferences in different parts of the country. In these conferences a number of scientific programs, Symposia, Seminars, Workshops, Refresher Courses, Wet Labs etc. are conducted for the promotion and mutual exchange of knowledge in the field of Ophthalmic Science.