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Faculty member of Elite School of Optometry becomes first Indian member of prestigious optometry club

Ms Jameel Rizwana Hussaindeen, ESO faculty was conferred with the prestigious “Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry” on October 26th, 2013. It is noteworthy that she is the First Indian optometrist to achieve this distinction in the Clinical category. The Elite School of Optometry and the entire Sankara Nethralaya family extend their hearty Congratulations [...]

Dr APJ.Abdul Kalam lauds Sankara Nethralaya’s pioneering role in Stem Cell research, in his inaugural address at the Asia-ARVO

Sankara Nethralaya Medical Research Foundation has organized South East Asia Glaucoma Interest Group Conference where the thought of retinal neuronal dysfunction through glaucoma was discussed. They also provided a future direction for glaucoma therapy by prevention or delay or reverse decay of the retinal ganglion cells and axons. The organizers found that results of genomics [...]

Avowed to allay blindness

Hemavathi hails from Nazarathpet, a village at the outskirts of Poonamallee. She lives with her husband Munusamy, a son and her mother-in-law. Her husband Munusamy makes a living as a security guard in a warehouse situated nearby. A chronic alcoholic, Munusamy never brings home his hard earned money to run the family, thus pushing Hemavathi [...]

Sankara Nethralaya and its founder win high praise in a review of its biography

Eminent clinical Psychologist, Management Consulant, Educator, HR Solutions provider and Founder Director of Gemba Management Consulting Pvt Ltd, Dr R.Karthikeyan is also a visiting faculty member of the Sankara Nethralaya Academy and a great admirer of Sankara Nethralaya and its founder and Chairman Emeritus Dr SS.Badrinath.  A voracious reader and literary critic he has recently [...]

Lion’s Club of Central Madras and Low Vision Clinic Mark a Unique World Sight Day

In its unwavering march for betterment of the downtrodden, the Lion’s club of Central Madras had organized week long Eye camp programs in association with Elite School of Optometry, both for public and school children across various districts of Tamil Nadu, that culminated at a function organized to donate latest electronic gadgets to patients of [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Academy conducts a niche seminar touching on the legal aspects of healthcare delivery

With the rapid emergence of corporatisation of health care sector, extremely demanding patient segment and insurance providers for health care management, it has become imperative now than ever before for those related to health, medicine, hospitals and hospital administrators, NGOs, Trust operating hospitals to adhere and execute appropriate policy matters with respect to medical care.
To [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Promulgates Its Mission on World Sight Day

In its indomitable spirit both in word and action, Sankara Nethralaya commemorated “World Sight day” jointly with “Scope International” on Thursday, the 10th October 2013 at the Standard Chartered Bank – Scope International premises, to draw global attention on awareness of blindness and vision debilitation.
Emphasizing the objective of understanding blindness and vision impairment as a [...]

Shri Muthiah Ramanathan, Director, Mind Dynamics Center, conducted a powerful session on ‘Communication Skills’ for the SN Academy’s ‘Certificate Course in Hospital Management”

Sometimes our Communication KILLS because we were not taught  Communication SKILLS !
Communication is one distinct quality that distinguishes human beings from all the rest.
Communication is the life-blood of all relationships – personal, inter-personal and professional. Ineffective communication can contribute to the equivalent of Cardio-vascular problems.
All the successful leaders, all over the world, irrespective of their [...]

Senior Healthcare professionals find The SN Academy Hospital Financial Management Course Outstanding

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy, the academic arm of Sankara Nethralaya which has carved a niche for itself among Health care and Hospital Management professionals with its trailblazing courses in these subjects like MBA in Hospital & Healthcare Management, Certificate Course in Hospital Management and Post Graduate program in Optical Retail Management, launched the ‘Certificate Course [...]

The Ophthalmic forum of the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists conducts its 2nd Conference

The 2nd conference of the ophthalmic forum of Indian Society of Anesthesiologists (OFISACON) was held at Cochin, Kerala on the 14th&15th of September 2013. The niche and high level event drew a good number of national and international participants, comprising both anesthesiologists and ophthalmologists. Sankara Nethralaya which played a major role in the forming of [...]