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Malaysian optometry students to intern at Sankara Nethralaya

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy and Twintech University, Malaysia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will enable final year optometry students from Twintech University to intern at Sankara Nethralaya and hone their optometry skills.
The first batch of twenty optometry students has begun their four-month internship at Sankara Nethralaya. The students will be posted in all [...]

Oculoplasty doctors win awards at PARADIGM 2010

Dr. Bipasha Mukherjee, Director, Orbital Diseases & Oculoplasty, Dr. Marian Jacob and Dr. Puja Goyal, Fellows, Orbital Diseases & Oculoplasty, won accolades at the recently held annual Oculoplasty Association of India conference. Titled PARADIGM 2010, the conference, which took place at the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai from November 19 to November 21, 2010, saw [...]

Sankara Nethralaya’s course in optometry

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy has launched a continuing optometric education programme for students and working optometrists who want to enhance their knowledge, gain experience and receive a certificate at the end of the course. The programme will run through 12 Sundays, one Sunday each month.
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Don’t close your eyes to Diabetic Retinopathy

By Dr. Rajiv Raman
Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in India. According to the World Health Organisation, India is expected to become one of the major hubs of diabetic population during the next two decades. The number of adult-onset diabetes mellitus cases is expected to witness a staggering 266 per cent increase — [...]

Cleveland witnessess a spirit of service

Some dreams take moments to come true and some take years, as Shanti Raghavan realized. It took her 15 years to fulfill her desire of conducting a charity event to raise funds for a humanitarian cause. But like she says, “it was worth the wait.”
A chanced meeting with a Sankara Nethralaya representative at the Cleveland [...]

Survey ranks SN as ‘Best Eye Hospital’

Sankara Nethralaya has been adjudged as the ‘Best multi-speciality hospital in Ophthalmology’ by The Week/HANSA research survey 2010.  The 10-city survey was conducted among 200 general physicians and 320 specialists.
Sankara Nethralaya has been ranked number 1 and is followed by LV Prasad Eye Institute (Hyderabad), All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (Delhi), Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital [...]

Piano recital draws support for SN

For a budding pianist, who has won numerous accolades, Siva Nagarajan’s piano recital on October 30, 2010 should have been like any other performance, except it wasn’t. Not only was it his first solo performance, but the senior at Klein High School, Texas, made the occasion even more special by requesting friends and family to [...]

Dear patient, demand your rights

The healing profession being built on the foundations of implicit faith and trust between you and your doctor, any controversies on medical, ethical or legal issues hamper the quality and success of treatment. As a patient, therefore, you and your family should be aware of your rights as well as responsibilities when unfortunately faced with [...]