End In Sight For Corneal Blindness In 2030?
This article was originally published in Clinica
Corneal blindness affects an estimated 28 million people around the world yet a vast majority of cases are preventable, and almost all cases treatable through corneal transplants. One non-profit organization in India, the Tej Kohli Corneal Institute (TKCI), has set itself the considerable task of ending corneal blindness globally by 2030. Tina Tan speaks to Tej Kohli, the technology entrepreneur and philanthropist that is funding this initiative, and Dr Pravin Krishna Vaddavalli, director of TKCI, to find out more about the institute’s R&D programs that will help it achieve this goal