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Sankara Nethralaya Academy wins heads and hearts

The second batch of students from the Nethsetha Hospital, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, completing their Hospital Management course at the Sankara Nethralaya Academy, took some time to share their experience and thoughts on the course, the institution and its people. While they expressed deep satisfaction over key academic areas like course content, teaching standards and team [...]

Pediatric Fellow from Sankara Nethralaya wins dual recognition at Fusion 2012

The Best Paper for her presentation titled Amblyogenic risk factors in children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction and Best Case presentation for her presentation titled Axenfeld – Rigger’s anomaly-A rare association with Nanophthalmolos were awarded to Dr. Akila Ramkumar, Pediatric Fellow Sankara Nethralaya at the Fusion 2012 held at the Hyderabad International Convention Center between [...]

Twin Surgical bus receive blessings from the Kanchi Acharyas

The Mobile Eye Surgical Unit developed through a collaboration between Sankara Nethralaya and the IIT-Madras started its maiden run to Pernambut, a small town near Vellore after 35 surgeries were carried out in its surgical theatre within the Sankara Nethralaya Main campus. It was received with great enthusiasm by the local residents who turned up [...]

Sankara Nethralaya triggers interest in high places

As an eye care institute with a social commitment Sankara Nethralaya has not only won the praise and adulation for the high quality of eye care it offers to both paying and non-paying patients, the human touch experienced at its wards or its State of the Art infrastructure, it has also come under great praise [...]

Sankara Nethralaya makes a strong impact at the AIOC 2012

If conferring of the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ on its Chairman Emeritus was the moment of crowning glory for Sankara Nethralaya at the AIOC-2012, held at Kochi, the 70th All India Ophthalmological Conference had other memorable moments too for the Sankara Nethralaya family to cherish. Dr Jyotirmay Biswas, Director Uveitis and Ocular Pathology was decorated [...]

Sankara Nethralaya wins NABH accreditation

Sankara Nethralaya Main hospital won the accreditation by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) the highest evaluation parameter in the country for health care providers. This gives it a pride of place among the select Hospitals in Ophthalmology in India to win this coveted distinction. The stringent parameters that the NABH [...]

Dr Habibullah Memorial Oration Award

Dr HN.Madhavan, President, Vision Research Foundation, Director & Professor of Microbiology, Director, Vidyasagar Institute of Biomedical Technology and Science, Sankara Nethralaya, attended the STEM-2012, the 8th Annual Conference on Biotechnology and a platform for learning and knowledge sharing , on the 31st  of January and 1st  of February 2012 at the Marriot Hotel and Convention [...]

God’s own work wins great honour in God’s own country!

A life time of tireless effort and missionary dedication to doing own God’s work found its crowning glory on Thursday, 2nd of February, 2012. The All India Ophthalmological Society, the world’s second largest and the country’s largest professional body dedicated to the cause of Ophthalmology with a membership of 14,000 eye care professionals, honoured Dr [...]

Bhoomi Puja of Rajarhat project

“Bhoomi Puja” the traditional auspicious beginning and invoking the blessings of the Almighty for the successful completion of the proposed hospital project and excellent functioning of the new hospital was performed at the proposed site at Rajarhat on 28th of January, 2012. The proceedings began at 10:45 am and the main rituals were performed between [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Academy reaches out to the public

Shri A. Mahalingam receiving the memento from the Chennai Mayor
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy made an impressive showcase of itself and its contribution to the world of education and academia in general at the ‘Chennai Science Festival 2012’ organized jointly by the Science City, Government of Tamil Nadu and Anna University at the Arignar Anna Gem [...]