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Tele-Ophthalmology team conducts eye screening camp at Triplicane

The Sankara Nethralaya Tele-Ophthalmology team conducted a vibrant Eye Camp jointly with the Uttaradi Mutt at the Ramanuja Koodam, Singarachari Street, Triplicane on the 27th of January 2013
The event started with the ceremonial inauguration of the camp by the Pontiff of the Uttaradi Mutt, His Holiness Sri Satyaatma Tirtha Swamiji in the presence of Dr.S.S.Badrinath, [...]

Pharma giant recognizes Sankara Nethralaya’s leadership and contribution to patient care

Pfizer India the Indian subsidiary of global research and pharmaceutical monolith, Pfizer Inc conducted the India Research and Innovation Science (IRIS- Connect) meeting to discuss various research opportunities with medical specialists, at Mumbai, on January 27th 2013. The company honoured 4 eminent personalities with high awards of distinction, for their significant contribution to the medical [...]

Republic day celebrations at Sankara Nethralaya

The Sankara Nethralaya family celebrated the 64th Republic Day with great enthusiasm at it main campus, the event witnessed participation by the senior management members, Consultants, staff members, students of Sankara Nethralaya’s various educational institutions and SWAN Volunteers in good numbers. The proceedings started with the hoisting of the National tricolor by the Chief Guest [...]

The Xth Mrs. Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture

It was time to recall, honour and add value to the contribution of two dedicated doctors to the cause of pediatric ophthalmology and make their effort more meaningful and far reaching. The Xth Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture was held at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on the 24th of January 2013 to fulfill precisely these [...]

Senior Neuro-ophthalmology doctor from Sankara Nethralaya receives high accolade for niche research paper

We are happy to inform that Dr Shikha Talwar Bassi, Deputy Director, Department of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Sankara Nethralaya received the “S.D Athawale  Award” at the recently held APAO-AIOS 2013 – “The 28th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress” conducted at Hyderabad by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the International Council of ophthalmology, jointly with the All [...]

M.S Subbulakshmi – the Voice of Compassion

While there have been voices that have enthralled audience, kept them in spell bound attention or made them break out into a chorus, if there was one voice moved hearts and echoed compassion and love for mankind it was undoubtedly the mellifluous and divine voice of Shrimathi M.S Subbulakshmi, the nightingale of India. Known fondly [...]

19th Sri Mahaperiyava Aradhana and release of a divine CD

The Sankara Nethralaya family observed its annual homage and thanksgiving to its patron saint and moving force the ‘Mahaperiyava’ of Kanchi to whose blessings it owes its inception and growth, on January 8th 2013. The Sri VD Swami Auditorium the venue of the 19th Mahaperiyava Aradhana was a picture of joy and piety with members [...]

Organizational capabilities and subject knowledge of Sankara Nethralaya anesthesiologist win high accolade at Professional meet.

The strong organizational skills of Dr VV.Jaichandran, Ophthalmic Anesthesiologist demonstrated earlier by the critical role he played in the formation of the OFISA (Ophthalmic Forum of the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists) came in for one more round of high applause at the 60th Annual National Conference of the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists (ISACON) held at [...]

Senior Sankara Nethralaya Scientists share knowledge on Stem Cell with an August audience

Dr Ronnie Jacob George, Director, Vision Research Foundation and Dr S.Krishna Kumar, Head of the Department, L &T Department of Ocular Pathology, Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya delivered an in depth endowment lecture on the topic ‘STEM CELL’ – Present scenario and what it holds for the future’ at the prestigious Dr K.Swaminathan Endowment Lecture [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Fellow stands out at prestigious quiz contest

Dr Sharanya Abraham pursuing her Post graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology offered by the Diplomate of National Board of Examination at the CU Shah Ophthalmic Post Graduate Training Centre, Sankara Nethralaya qualified among the top 10 in the keenly contested ERUDIO 2012 Allergan Quiz contest held at New Delhi on the 5th & 6th of January [...]