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Keracon 2014- Cornea Society of India’s 2nd annual meet creates waves at historic temple bay

The Cornea Society of India was formed as a professional body to monitor the latest findings and developments, encourage research, joint study and a vibrant exchange of information and knowledge in the field of Cornea from the world over. Dr Geetha Iyer, Senior Consultant at the CJ Shah Cornea Services and Dr. G.Sitalakshmi Memorial Clinic [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy Conducted a Session on Total Quality Management in Healthcare on 13.12.2014

Dr T V Subramaniam delivering a lecture on Total Quality Management
This penultimate session handled by Dr T V Subramaniam dealt with various principles, processes and performance measure that constitute Total Quality Management.
Quality Guru & Sankara Ratna Dr TV Subramaniam( Dr TVS) is currently the Chairman Board of Studies at Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy and [...]

Sankara Nethralaya and the Bharathi Medical & Research Foundation help to bring the light of vision to the home town of India’s visionary poet.

Sankara Nethralaya joined hands with the Bharathi Medical & Research Foundation,Mumbai to conduct an eye screening/surgical camp at Ettayapuram the birthplace of Mahakavi Bharathiar from the 6th to 17th of December 2014, in celebration of the 132nd birth anniversary of and homage to the national poet and revolutionary freedom fighter who strived all his life [...]

Sankara Nethralaya’s Head of Low Vision Clinic receives prestigious honour from the American Academy of Optometry 2014, Denver

Ms. Sarika Gopalakrishnan, Head of the Low Vision Care Clinic, Sankara Nethralaya was honored as a ‘Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry’ at the AAO meeting 2014, held at Denver, USA. She received the prestigious award from Dr. Brett G. Bence, President, AAO. Ms.Sarika is the first Indian to complete clinical fellowship in the [...]

Certification ceremony of the 8th Batch of students completing the ‘Certificate Course in Hospital Management’ offered by the Sankara Nethralaya Academy

Dr T S Surendran – Vice Chairman & Director for Paediatric Ophthalmology department of Sankara Nethralaya with the successful Hospital Management Graduates.
The certificate awarding ceremony of the 12 weekend certificate program in Hospital Management – (8th Batch) conducted by the Sankara Nethralaya academy, an education wing of the Sankara Nethralaya was conducted successfully on 22.12.2014, [...]

A session on Challenges in Hospital Administration on 20 Dec 2014 by Dr D Rambabu – General Manager – Vijaya Group of Hospitals, Chennai

Dr D Rambabu – General Manager of Vijaya Group of Hospitals and Author of ‘Reality of Hospital Administration’ handing over a copy of the book to
Dr SS Badrinath – Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Sankara Nethralaya
The session started with a warm welcome and the need to equip healthcare managers to face challenges in Hospital Administration, [...]

Dr T.S.Surendran is honoured with a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by nation’s prestigious medical body.

The Strabismus and Peadiatric and Ophthalmology Society of India crowned one of its illustrious members Dr. T.S.Surendran, Director- Peadiatric Ophthalmology & Vice-Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya and President Strabismological Society of India with a “Lifetime achievement award”. The prestigious award was conferred at the Annual Conference of the Strabismus and Peadiatric and Ophthalmology Society of India held [...]

Rotary Club extends a generous gesture to the Corneal Services Department at Sankara Nerthralaya

The 9th of December 2014 became a red letter day in the annals of Sankara Nethralaya’s history when Rotary International President Gary C K Huang and the first lady Madame Corinna visited the main campus of Sankara Nethralaya to dedicate the prestigious Rotary Global Grant to aid the phenomenal work being carried out at the [...]

MoU for MBA program jointly by TSNA and Hindustan University

The Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS) a well known and reputed engineering college enjoying the status of a University and The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA) an academic arm of the Sankara Nethralaya, a unit of the Medical Research Foundation signed a MoU for jointly conducting a 4 semester “MBA Hospital and Healthcare Management”.
The [...]

Medical Errors – A Reality Check

Sankara Nethralaya, true to its tradition, observed the 19th Sri. V.Venugopal Endowment lecture, paying rich tributes to one of its principal architects at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on 29th November 2014.
The day’s proceedings started with the ceremonial lighting of the Kuthuvillaku by the family members of Sri V.Mohan Rao and the mellifluous rendition by [...]