Members of the ALO Executive Body
Mr Kiran Challa completed a Diploma in Ophthalmic Techniques from BLSO in 2005 followed by one year fellowship in clinical optometry at LVPEI. Later Kiran completed Bachelor degree in optometry from Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed Univesity, Pune. Kiran worked in various capacities. He was a consultant optometrist in various ophthalmic practices including Drishti Eye Centre, BenFranklin Opticians, Vasan Eye Care and Hitech Eye & ENT Centre. He was also a teaching faculty in Optometry School, University of Hyderabad. He currently works as a consultant optometrist at LVPEI. Kiran’s special interests lie in Contact Lenses. He is specialty contact lens co educator David Thomas Contact Lens Ltd, England where he teaches fitting Rose K lenses to optometrists. He is also a regional representative of Association Schools and Colleges of Optometry India.
Mr Venkatesh Lagishetty completed a Diploma in Ophthalmic Techniques from BLSO followed by one year fellowship in clinical optometry at LVPEI. He currently works as a consultant optometrist at Shreya Eye Care Center, Hyderabad. He completed his optometry from BLSO. Venkatesh areas of interests include Primary eye care, Pediatric Optometry, Contact lenses and Dispensing optics.
Mr Haresh Potluri completed his graduation from BLSO in 2008. He worked with Cornea and Contact Lens Services of LVPEI (2011-2013). He also obtained a Masters in Optometry degree (distance learning) from NIMS University, Rajasthan in 2015. In 2014, he joined Essilor India as a Senior Varilux Consultant for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. He received the Award of Best Performer for South Indian region for the year 2014 by Essilor India Pvt Ltd.