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Global body dedicated to education and best practices in Contact Lens usage, chooses expert from Sankara Nethralaya to lead its Asia Pacific region.

It is with a sense of great pride and joy that we share that Dr. Rajeswari Mahadevan, Head of the Contact Lens Centre, Sankara Nethralaya and Assistant Professor, Elite School of Optometry, has been appointed as the ‘Asia Pacific Regional President’ of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE), the global educational organization dedicated [...]

A company synonymous with vibrant colours chooses ‘harvesting’ of colourless ‘fluid of life’ to give back to society.

As an institution committed to the conservation and optimum usage of natural resources, Sankara  Nethralaya commissioned ‘Rain Water Harvesting’ systems (RWH) at six locations within its main campus, to effectively capture and store rainwater for future use. The project was sponsored by “Asian Paints” India’s leading manufacturer of paints for decorative and industrial purposes, as [...]

Sankara Nethralaya hosts “Inflammatio” an electrifying International Colloquium on Uvea

The premier global colloquium on “Intraocular Inflammatory diseases” started off at a glittering function at the Sri V D Swami Auditorium on 18th March 2016 with a mellifluous rendition of the invocation by Dr Manideepa, Fellow at the Pediatric Opthalmology department.
Organising Secretary, Dr. Mamta Agarwal in her introduction to the conference hailed that the international [...]

Sankara Nethralaya organizes a high Power international meet on genetics and genomes in Chennai

Vision Research Foundation (VRF) the research arm of Sankara Nethralaya is hosted the 41st Indian Society of Human Genetics, Annual meeting and international Conference (ISHG 2016) at the Lady Andal Auditorium (SMVRC Hall), Chetpet, Chennai, India, from 3rd March to 5th March, 2016.
The conference titled “Celebrating Genetics- the Human Way” aimed at understanding the various [...]

A high level deliberation throws light on a complex and intriguing area of eye care

As an eye care institution committed to a 360 degree approach to eye care, Sankara Nethralaya takes a holistic view of factors contributing to eye disorders, the institution has a most advanced neuro-ophthalmology department to diagnose eye ailments caused by nervous disorders or those transmitted from the brain/central nervous system. Vision impairments caused by traumatic [...]

‘World Optometry Day’ observed in a befitting manner by the Elite School of Optometry

As part of World Optometry Day celebration 118 students of Elite School of Optometry, the world renowned academic arm of Sankara Nethralaya accompanied by 4 faculty members and an administrator visited a tribal village named Karumanthurai, in the inaccessible Kalvarayan hills in Salem district. The team spent a total of 4 days from the 28th of February [...]