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SightFirst advisory committee at SN

Members of the SightFirst advisory committee visited Sankara Nethralaya on September 1, 2009 to evaluate and discuss the Lions-SN teleophthalmology Diabetic Retinopathy Programme. As part of this, the team also visited the facilities at Sankara Nethralaya, including the Jaslok Community Ophthalmic Centre.
The four-member team consisted of Mr. Joshua Friedman, Assistant Manager, SightFirst department, Lions Club [...]

Teleophthalmology camps

Sankara Nethralaya and the Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited conducted the third in a series of eye camps on August 29, 2009. A total of 165 patients were screened at the camp held at Mathur; 33 patients were provided with glasses at the site; 11 patients underwent cataract surgery and six teleconsulations were held.

The teleophthalmology department, [...]