Over 5,000 Ophthalmologists from India and abroad participated at the annual All-India Ophthalmology Conference at Kolkata, held from January 21-24, 2010, which saw over 1,000 speakers and faculty hold more than 200 sessions of scientific deliberations on Ophthalmology.
Accolades for SN doctors:
For his dedicated services in ocular immunology, Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director, Ocular Pathology, Sankara Nethralaya was awarded the Dr. P Siva Reddy Oration award at the inaugural session of the 68th annual conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society in Kolkata on January 21, 2010.
Dr. Vineet Ratra, Senior Consultant, Sankara Nethralaya, was awarded the DB Chandra Award by the All-India Ophthalmic Society. Dr. Ratra will receive the award at the 2011 All-India Ophthalmic Conference to be held at Ahmedabad.
Similarly, Dr. Vijay Ananth J, Neuro Ophthalmologist consultant, Sankara Nethralaya was awarded the ‘SD Athwale award’ for a presentation on “Orbital Apex syndrome”. He too will receive his award at the 2011 AIOC.