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A literary evening at SN

A literary programme to recognize and honour Dr. Vidya Vencatesan, well-wisher of Sankara Nethralaya, was held at Sankara Nethralaya on December 28, 2009. Dr. Vidya Vencatesan was recently awarded the Le Chevalier des Palmes Académiques and the Le Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France for her contributions to the field [...]

Forum of Anaesthesiologists launched

Anaesthesiologists from leading Indian eye institutes have come together to establish a one-of-its kind forum — the Ophthalmic Forum of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (OFISA).
Inaugurated by Prof. Chris Dodds, Academic Department of Anaesthesia, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK, at Sankara Nethralaya on December 27, 2009, OFISA is affiliated to the Indian Society of [...]

Screening & Counselling for senior citizens

Owing to public demand, Navasuja Sankara Nethralaya conducted a screening and counselling for senior citizens (above 60 years) on December 27, 2009. Around 100 people were screened and counseled and 74 people were referred to undergo further medical examination.
All those who came were tested for distance & near vision. Apart from checking the eye pressure, [...]