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Medical college identifies Sankara Nethralaya doctor for its rare honour of alumni

Pramukhswami Medical College the first private medical college of Gujarat located at Karamsad near Anand celebrated its 25th Anniversary on 25/12/2011 in a grand manner. The institute chose to honour the past Deans of the college who had rendered meritorious service towards its growth and 4 students of outstanding academic excellence who had passed out [...]

ICICI- CNBC-TV-18 Health care awards 2011

The annual ICICI-CNBC-TV-18 healthcare awards with a huge participation of 4000 hospitals from across the country, a highly distinguished, multi-discipline jury and scientific evaluation parameters has emerged as among the most comprehensive and authoritative verdicts of the healthcare sector. This year’s award ceremony was held on December 22nd at the Taj Palace, New Delhi presided [...]

Getting rid of DARK CIRCLES

Abha Gupta is tired of people telling her that she looks exhausted. She says she gets enough sleep, but the dark circles under her eyes make her look old. Gupta tried several home remedies — keeping slices of cucumber and used tea bags on eyelids and applying a variety of oils. “Nothing works,” says the [...]

ESO Alumnus takes a deep view of Short sightedness

Dr Padmaja Sankaridurg a well known vision scientist and expert in the area of Corneal infections among contact lense wearers delivered a lecture on ‘Myopia Control- Where are we now” at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium, Sankara Nethralaya. It would be of interest to readers that Dr Padmaja Sankaridurg is among the first batch of [...]

Senior Healthcare professionals find MMA–TSNA Hospital Management Course Outstanding

Passing out students of the 1st batch of Hospital Management course meet
Dr SS.Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya
The first batch of students of the 10 weekend certificate program in Hospital Management conducted by the MMA&TSNA passed out successfully on 24th December 2011. The students belonging to mid and senior level management positions from a broad spectrum [...]

Charity musical evening by Vision Research Foundation

The Tamil month of ‘Margazhi’ has traditionally been marked by devotional music and prayer, a time to invoke the Almighty through music and songs; it is a period when temple corridors to drawing rooms come alive with the chanting of mantras and rich devotional music right from dawn. So it was in the fitness of [...]

The IXth Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture

‘If children are the eyes of the nation, what greater responsibility do we have than ensuring the well-being of their eyes’ seemed to be the underlying theme of the IXth Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on 22nd December, 2011. The day’s proceedings got off to an auspicious start with an [...]

Lion’s club felicitation function

The Lion’s club and Sankara Nethralaya have been, to quote Lion Shri GV.Raman’s words ‘Partners in conquering blindness’. So it was only natural that they decided to rise to the occasion to felicitate two of the senior heads of their partner institution chosen by the State government for high distinction. The awardees being felicitated were [...]

Vision Research Foundation’s self funding initiative gets a great start!

The Vision Research Foundation’s long time dream and objective of creating its own corpus fund to the tune of rupees 200 crores to support its broad spectrum, India centric research got off to a head start on the 10th of December. It was on this day exactly a century ago that Shri S.Krishnamurthy Rao who [...]

Pioneering work by Vision Research Foundation in Microbiology wins dual recognition

In what could be considered as a proud testimony to the Vision Research Foundation’s pioneering work in the field of Microbiology, the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM) the prestigious body has selected two of its members for high recognition and reward.  Dr. HN.Madhavan, President, Vision Research Foundation was selected to receive the ‘Life time [...]