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To be internationally recognized as the premier institution in the country dedicated to the advancement of ophthalmology through basic, clinical, and epidemiological research.


  • Build leadership and preeminence in ophthalmic research.


  • Provide research facilities for ophthalmic research. 


  • Initiate population-based studies to define the national state of ophthalmic health. 


  • Formulate and recommend national policies to promote visual health, prevent eye diseases, reduce blindness, and foster visual rehabilitation.


  • Assist in patient diagnosis and treatment using the Institute's research and clinical facilities and


  • Provide direction, inspiration, and training for development of future research programs in ophthalmology

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