The inauguration of Dr G Sitalakshmi Memorial clinic for ocular surface disorders was held on 05th November 2007 at Sankara Nethralaya. The occasion marked the dedication of the ocular surface clinic in memory of Dr. G Sitalakshmi and the launch of the “MOOKP Training Programme”.
Dr. S S Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, welcomed the gathering and reminisced the great work done by Dr. G Sitalakshmi. He was extremely appreciative of and grateful to Prof. Falcinelli for all his contribution towards the initiation of the MOOKP procedure in India at Sankara Nethralaya. Dr. Geetha Iyer spoke about the genesis of the ocular surface clinic at SN which offers comprehensive management of dry eye and ocular surface disorders. Our results of the MOOKP procedure were presented by Dr. S Vinay. Dr. Bhaskar Srinivasan spoke regarding the need for a training programme for MOOKP. Prof. Falcinelli remembered Dr. GS with choking emotions and innumerable words of praise for her skills and as a person. He mentioned that the most appropriate tribute to her would be to continue the good work done by her.