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ESO conducts a massive eye camp for children with SSSN and TTD

Close on the screening camp for the elders and senior citizens on Independence Day, it was eye screening for the future citizens of the nation, the Elite School of Optometry in association with the Sri Srinivasa Sankara Nethralaya and the Tiirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam conducted a massive eye screening camp for children at Tirupati on 17th [...]

Elite School of Optometry makes it an Independence Day to remember!

The 66th Independence Day of the nation celebrated recently became a day of significance to many who had lived during that time and witnessed India becoming a free country that many years back. The Elite School of Optometry in association with the Indian Bank conducted a special eye screening camp for senior citizen patrons of [...]

Sankara Nethralaya takes a huge forward step in treating ‘irreversible blindness’

Scientists have successfully grown stem cells isolated from cadaveric human eyes in the lab. Hema Vijay explains that one day, a patient’s own stem cells from the eye could be used as a source of donor cells to cure retinal blindness.
It is a huge step forward in the challenging path leading up to the development [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Academy launches fresh courses in ‘Allied Health Sciences’

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (SNA) in collaboration with the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University has launched allied health science courses for this academic year. The courses offered are diploma in ophthalmic nursing assistant, diploma in operation theatre and anaesthesia technology and B.Sc in medical laboratory technology.
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66th Independence Day celebrations

The Nation’s 66th Independence Day was celebrated with joy and patriotic fervor at the Sankara Nethralaya Main campus, the day also marked the acknowledging of services and contributions of Sankara Nethralaya employees at different levels. Just as the preceding year when the towering presence of Shri V.Kalyanam  a veteran freedom fighter and a man who [...]

Sankara Nethralaya’s avowed principle of ‘business with compassion’ draws management students from prestigious US University

It was a proud moment indeed for Sankara Nethralaya when it received a request from the National School of Management that students from the University of Albany, New York with which they have partnered for an Executive MBA program would like to visit Sankara Nethralaya for a first hand perspective of how ‘Business and Compassion [...]

An expression of gratitude to its friends by Sankara Nethralaya

It was a day of celebrating the spirit and joy of giving, a day of acknowledging, thanking and honouring the noble men and women who have a place in their heart for Sankara Nethralaya and the cause of banishing blindness and providing compassionate eye care and those who have contributed and supported the cause and [...]

A seminar on high end diagnostic aids and processes

In keeping with its firm belief that accurate diagnosis is the very basis of effective treatment and cure the Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya and the Sankara Nethralaya Academy took the next step in pursuit of diagnostic perfection through a Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme comprising an in-depth seminar on diagnostics and [...]

Do not lose sight of diabetic eye disease!

What is Diabetic Eye Disease?
The eye functions like a camera. Light enters through the front of the eye, the cornea and gets focused by the lens to the retina. The retina changes the light into nerve signals and sends them to the brain. So without a retina, the eye cannot communicate with the brain, making [...]

Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya Tele-ophthalmology team adds new dimension to community outreach

The Tele-ophthalmology team at the Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya reached a new milestone in outreach and community ophthalmology by conducting a two day eye care camp in one of the most remote and inaccessible parts of the State. The camp co-ordinated by Shri Kaushik Adhikary, Senior Optometrist, Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya was conducted at Dayapur, [...]