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Sankara Nethralaya’s passion for service is now a proud record on the ‘Limca Book of Records’

The Elite School of Optometry is the teaching and training arm of Sankara Nethralaya offering basic to advanced courses in optometry in collaboration with the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. It is rated as among the best optometry schools in the world and also engages in collaborative research and knowledge dissemination with some [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy launches ‘Nethra Vidhya’ a highly interactive and educative continuing education program

As an institution in the forefront of Sankara Nethralaya’s real time teaching and training initiatives the Sankara Nethralaya Academy had launched the ‘Continuing Optometric Education Program’ back in 2010. The same was revived, enhanced, aptly renamed as ‘Nethra Vidhya’- A Continuing Optometric Education Progam- 2014’and relaunched recently with great enthusiasm. The first session of this [...]

Senior healthcare administration professionals shower praise on Sankara Nethralaya Academy’s “Certified Course in Hospital Management”

The event was conducted to present Certificates to the sixth batch of The participants of this course belonging to mid and senior level management positions from a broad spectrum of health care institutions ranging from single specialty to multi-specialty hospitals found the course to be of great relevance to their vocation in terms of enhancing [...]

Students from Premium European B – School highly impressed with Sankara Nethralaya’s infrastructure and services

The ‘Management Center Innsbruck’ is a premium educational institution in Austria which offers in MBA, MSc and many Executive Certified programs, the institution also conducts management seminars and research. The institution partners with the IIT-Madras for its management programs and its students spend a part of their semester at the IIT-Madras.  The students of the [...]

A highly touched and moved Badrinaths see an extension of their ‘dream turning into reality’ at Gujarat on their visit to the ‘Drashti Nethralaya’ located in the deep and remote tribal settlements of Gujarat!

Dr SS.Badrinath and Dr Vasanthi Badrinath made a trip to Gujarat to visit a place very close to their heart, a place inspired by their institution and governed by the same lofty principles of service and sacrifice. The Drashti Nethralaya which they were visiting is a fruit of the passion, dedication and sacrifice of a [...]

Do not let unhealthy vision practises become an occupational hazard; let occupational optometry enhance the power of your vision and productivity.

Most of us would recall the caring advice from our parents and elders at home during our early schooling days on the need to adopt a proper reading and writing posture, a posture  which would let the light both natural and from the electrical lighting at home to fall on our books to enable better [...]

Head of Sankara Nethralaya’s Contact Lens department chosen for yet another international accolade!

The International Association of Contact Lens Educators’ has chosen Dr Rajeswari Mahadevan the dynamic Contact Lens department head at Sankara Nethralaya as the recipient of the first ‘ IACLE Contact lens educator of the Year’ award for the Asia Pacific region.  This award is instituted for the first time this year. The award is a [...]

Dr SS.Badrinath and Dr Vasanthi Badrinath felicitated at Advanced Vitreo Retinal Techniques and Technology 2014 (AVRT 2014) at Ahmedabad for their valuable contributions to the field.

It is more than 36 years since a young doctor considered as one of the best Vitreo retinal surgeons of his time came back from the US to serve his motherland, his passion and dream manifested as Sankara Nethralaya an eye care center  which boasts of one of the finest and most advanced Vitreo-retina clinics [...]

Dr. S. Natarajan a former senior Vitreo-Retinal surgeon of Sankara Nethralaya is crowned with glory at Mexico.

Dr. S. Natarajan shares his joy and excitement.
My Dear Sir,
I just landed in Mumbai from Mexico.  I remember you always, especially during a live Surgery. I did a live surgery at Mexico City. They had kept a very tough case. ‘Advance Diabetic Traction Retinal detachment’. When they showed the fundus hoto of the case to [...]

Niche ophthalmic facility springs to a vibrant start

The highly prestigious and one of its kind, Uvea department at Sankara Nethralaya got off to an auspicious launch on Sunday, 30th March 2014 at the 4th floor of the Sri Venugopal Block, Sankara Nethralaya Main campus with the lighting of the traditional lamp by Dr.Soumya Swaminathan, Director, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis and [...]