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Head of Sankara Nethralaya’s Neuro-Ophthalmology department receives twin honours at prestigious topical meet

A Poster presented by Dr S.Ambika, Senior Consultant and Head of Sankara Nethralaya’s Neuro-Ophthalmology Department was ranked in the 1St place at the ICTRIMS-2015, a high level topical seminar held under the aegis of the Indian Academy of Neurology and the Madras Neuro Trust on the 14th and 15th of February 2015, to update on [...]

Life and achievements of a long time friend of Sankara Nethralaya, dynamic SN OM Trustee and wife get chronicled into Houston’s glorious history.

Texas based ‘The Foundation For India studies’ (FIS) dedicated to the objective of highlighting and promoting India’s contribution to the world in the field of languages, literature, arts, sciences, engineering, politics, economics and spirituality has embarked on an ambitious initiative titled ‘The Houston Indo-American Oral History Project’ in collaboration with the Houston Public library (HPL) [...]

Sankara Nethralaya team’s informative joint submission adjudged as ‘Best Poster’ for year 2015, at prestigious ophthalmic meet

An in-depth analysis of vascular abnormalities in the eye, illustrated through a series of real time cases, authored by Dr. Nishat Bansal, Research cum Vitreo-Retina Fellow and co-authored by Dr. Muna Bhende, Senior Consultant and Dr. Jaya Prakash.V, Consultant, Vitro-Retinal Services, Sankara Nethralaya and presented as a poster titled ‘Peripheral Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy – A [...]

A world renowned expert’s insights on ‘Paediatric ophthalmic disorders’ throws new light on the subject.

The 12th edition of the ‘Dr. Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture’ dedicated to high level discourse on paediatric ophthalmology and facilitate a vibrant exchange of the latest developments in the field, was observed with great intellectual fervor at the Sri V.D. Swami Auditorium, Sankara Nethralaya main campus on the 14th of February 2015. The presence of [...]

High level meeting between TN Government, University of Alabama and Sankara Nethralaya explores collaboration in research and innovation

A high profile team consisting of senior health ministry officials Dr. J.Radhakrishnan, Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Department, Dr. S.Geethalakshmi, Director of Medical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu, Dr. Richard Marchase, Vice-President Research and Dr. Jason Nichols, Associate Vice-President, Research and Mr. David Springer who facilitated the meeting with the members of the University of [...]

Senior Consultants from Sankara Nethralaya win high recognitions at nation’s major ophthalmic meet.

A critical study and findings on the impact of Foveal depression/thickness in Age Related Macular Diseases(ARMD), by Dr. Tarun Sharma, Director, Bhagwan Mahaveer Vitro-retinal Services, Sankara Nethralaya, titled “Foveal slope measurements in subjects with high risk of age related macular degeneration” was awarded the ‘1st Silver Award’ by the ‘Indian Journal of Ophthalmology’ and [...]

‘You can make the difference in society’ implores senior Sankara Nethralaya member to student outreach community of leading City College

As an institution with the firm belief that the disturbingly high gap between the need and availability of cornea for transplant can be bridged not by an individual or institution but only by creating awareness on eye donation at the ground level and by making it a ‘mass movement,’ Sankara Nethralaya conducts several eye donation [...]

School children vision testing- A new trend A unique model

Like most health ailments the best period to test, prevent/treat and cure eye ailments is during its early stages, hence regular eye examination during childhood becomes an imperative part of lifelong eye health. It is also a fact that children in their playfulness fail to share vision discomforts they may be experiencing and would open [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy’s 1st batch of Healthcare Quality Management program receives enthusiastic response.

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA), the academic arm of its illustrious parent institution and world class eye care provider is committed to sharing the knowledge and experience of its parent institution to enhance the overall functioning of the Medicare industry, by improving every one of its multiple facets.

Shri C S Ramakrishan, Chief Operating Officer, ACME [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy adds “affiliation on mentoring skills” feather to its cap

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy(TSNA) a unit of Medical Research Foundation, Chennai has been affiliated to Healthcare Sector Skill Council, a unit of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Govt. of India, as an authorized Vocational Training Provider for the job role REFRACTIONIST and MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN.
Consequently, we can train all our students for final assessment & [...]