Dr G N Rao inducted to Ophthalmology Hall of Fame
Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Founder and Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute, has been selected as one of two inductees for the prestigious 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).
He would be honoured at the induction ceremony in Los Angeles on May six at the ASCRS annual meeting, according to an LVPEI statement.
The Hall of Fame honours pioneers in ophthalmology for their distinguished careers and contributions, with the physicians selected by their peers – more than 30,000 ophthalmologists across the world
The Ophthalmology Hall of Fame inductees are “individuals whose contribution to the field of ophthalmology have shaped the way modern ophthalmology is practiced” and “who have trained thousands of ophthalmologists who practice throughout the world, and developed institutions that will continue ophthalmic research for years to come.”