Dr. Khanna at the 20th Annual GLAAD Awards

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Everyone deserves good vision, irrespective of their sexual orientation.

Beverly Hills Vision specialist Rajesh Khanna, MD was among the many celebrities that attended the recent 2010 GLAAD awards. The 21st annual GLAAD media awards commenced Saturday April 18th at the Hyatt Regency Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. A slew of celebs attended including; American Idol alumni Adam Lambert, the cast of the hit musical television show GLEE, Chaz Bono, Johnny Weir, Ellen DeGeneres and Drew Barrymore who attended with boyfriend Justin Long. Los Angeles Lasik Surgeon Dr. Rajesh Khanna M.D. attended the awards because he believes in providing quality eye care to all individuals regardless of sexual orientation. Over the years the Khanna Institute has delivered stellar vision to many members of the GLAAD and LGBT community.

Drew looked stunning in Oscar de la Renta as she accepted the 2010 Vanguard award, for her work within the LGBT community. Barrymore explained her passion for the organization: "This is the most important thing in the world: that we take care of each other because we are a family.”

Actress and comedian Wanda Sykes was also honored with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award. The Steven F. Kolzak award is presented to an individual who has made a significant impact in media promotion and campaigning for equal rights. Wanda expressed her gratitude, "Thank you GLAAD. This means the world to me and I promise that I will continue to be a voice, and hopefully a positive image.” Several other awards proceeded, given to individuals who were honored for there hard work and contribution. The evening ended with a phenomenal performance by Adam Lambert.

The evening successfully represented the GLAAD organization and worked towards their mission of promoting and ensuring the fair and accurate representation of LGBT individuals and media events. The GLAAD organization recognizes and honors the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. GLAAD works to promote positive images of gay individuals through television, newspaper, and all other media outlets. GLAAD strives to eliminate homophobia and discrimination against gay individuals. Khanna Institute will continue to strive to give great vision to all.

Dr. Rajesh Khanna is a Los Angeles LASIK and Refractive Cataract surgeon with offices in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. He is the founder and medical director of The Khanna Institute of Lasik and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Khanna has been voted as the best LASIK surgeon by popular choice by readers of Los Angeles daily news and Ventura County Star. Dr. Khanna has performed vision enhancements on many celebrities and athletes alike. Those we are able disclose include actor Corbin Blue from High School Musical, Disney channel star Brenda Song, Olympic silver medalist Ryan Bailey and Bas Rutten- Inside MMA host and UFC champion fighter. Rajesh Khanna, MD has been featured on the front cover of various magazines like Your Health Connection, Life after 50, Valley news and Beverly Hills times. He has also been featured in Santa Monica Star, Acorn, India West, Opinion Express and numerous other publications. Dr. Khanna has been interviewed and quoted by various radio talk. He is one the pioneers of Lasik eye surgery and is currently at the forefront for advanced eye procedures. He is an experienced and skilled Wave front LASIK, Intacs, PRELEX and cataract surgeon, Dr.Khanna has performed over thousands of vision correction procedures.

Contact: Kelly Schneider or Rajesh Khanna, MD, Khanna Institute of Lasik Surgery 50 N La Cienga Blvd Beverly Hills 90211 Phone: 805-230-2126 Fax: 805-230-2199 http://www.khannainstitute.com

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