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Benefit concert by Natyalaya School of Dance

The Seonee hills came alive at the Georgetown Center Auditorium, Austin, Texas, US, as Mowgli and his friends from the animal kingdom recounted one of the most loved tales of the century in a brilliantly-choreographed dance drama by the Natyalaya School of Dance on 20, 2009. 
Children were at their artistic best, as they took the [...]

Frontiers of Optic Nerve Regeneration explored

As part of his visit to the US to understand the current status of research on Optic Nerve Regeneration, Dr. Rashmin Gandhi, consultant, Sankara Nethralaya visited research laboratories in Boston, San Francisco and Madison. 
Dr. Gandhi met Dr. Benowitz and visited his lab in Boston where he observed the Optic nerve crush surgery in a mice [...]

CIPLA’s treat for kids at Sankara Nethralaya

(From left) Dr. T.S. Surendran, Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Sankara Nethralaya, Mr. Karthick. M, Business Manager, CIPLA, Mr. Ashok Raj S, Management Trainee, CIPLA, Dr. S. Meenakshi, Director, Academics & Senior consultant, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Sankara Nethralaya and Mr. Niladri Chakrabodhi, Management Trainee, CIPLA.
Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Dora the explorer, Noddy and a host of cuddly [...]

Dr. Lingam Gopal elected fellow

Dr. Lingam Gopal, Director, Vision Research Foundation has been elected Fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences. He was presented with a scroll and a citation stating the same in Lucknow during the annual convocation of the National Academy of Medical Sciences on October 31, 2009.

‘Best Eye Hospital’ in India

Sankara Nethralaya has been recognized, yet again, as the country’s best ophthalmic hospital according to the recent Week-IMRB survey. The survey also rated Sankara Nethralaya as one of the ten best hospitals in the country. The 14-city survey was conducted among 704 specialists across 10 specializations and 486 general practitioners.

Nellore patients referred to Sankara Nethralaya

Thirteen patients, who underwent a cataract surgery at the Globe Eye Foundation, Bollineni Eye Hospital & Research Centre, Nellore were referred to Sankara Nethralaya when they failed to respond to treatment following complaints of pain, redness and blurring of vision.
The patients were diagnosed to have post-operative Endophthalmitis (an infection within the eye). They were given [...]

Management power lecture by Prof CK Prahalad

The key strategies required to build organizational capabilities and the importance of accessing global resources to co-create unique experiences with customers formed the crux of the management power lecture by Prof. CK Prahalad in Dallas, US, on October 14, 2009.
Prof. CK Prahalad was at his eloquent best as corporate executives listened with rapt attention while [...]

SWAN turns 25

Soul-stirring songs complemented by a mesmerizing performance, recounting the tales of Radha and Krishna, marked the silver jubilee celebrations of Sankara Nethralaya Women Auxiliary (SWAN). 
Hiren Parpani and his team from Mumbai kept a captivated audience glued to their seats with a scintillating performance of ‘Sathavaro Radhe Shyamno’ (in company of Radha & Krishna) — an [...]

Sudharsana Homam at SN

The annual “Sudharsana Homam”, for the well being of Nethralaya, our employees and their family members, was performed at Sankara Nethralaya on October 4, 2009. Dr. Vineeth Ratra and Dr. Dhanashree Ratra undertook the ‘Sankalpam’ this year. Thirteen purohits performed six homams which was attended by HODs and employees from SN. Dr. P.R. Krishnaswamy, Director, [...]

31st Foundation Day

It was music at its classical and contemporary best at Sankara Nethralaya’s Foundation Day celebrations on October 1, 2009 as music maestro Gopal Sapthaswarangal dished out a blend of old & new melodies.
Expressing great pleasure at Sankara Nethralaya’s growth since its inception in 1978, Chairman Emeritus Dr. SS Badrinath called on the Nethralaya family, whom [...]