Mr Vijay Kumar Yelagondula completed his Diploma in Ophthalmic Techniques in 2001, followed by a one year fellowship in clinical optometry at L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) in 2002. He later obtained his Bachelor degree in Clinical Optometry from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. After his graduation he joined at Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry (BLSO), LVPEI in the capacity of teaching faculty. In 2009, he pursued his Master of Health Services Management (MHSerMgt) from Griffith University, Australia. He joined back at BLSO in 2010 and since then he is continuing in the capacity of Registrar. He continues to teach undergraduate, diploma and vision technician programs at BLSO. He teaches Optometric Instrumentation and Occupational Optometry courses to undergraduate students. He also pursued his Masters in Clinical Optometry (M.Optom) from Chitkara University, Chandigarh in 2017. His research interests include peripheral refraction and myopia. Vijay is the treasurer of Alumni of L V Prasad Eye Institute’s Optometrists (ALO). He also looks after membership enrolment and liaises with potential registered members of ALO.