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Srinivasa Sankara Nethralaya opens in Tirupati

Sankara Nethralaya, in collaboration with the Thirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, opened the Srinivasa Sankara Nethralaya in Tirupati on September 21, 2009.  Inaugurated by Chief Minister K. Rosaiah, the state-of-the art hospital will not only benefit visiting pilgrims but also provide ophthalmic care to indigent patients from Rayalaseema and other parts of the State.  In its first […]

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Screening & Counselling for Senior Citizens at NSN

To commemorate World Elders’ Day (October 1),   Navasuja Sankara Nethralaya screened and counseled 137 persons on September 20, 2009 .  Out of the total screened, 125 persons needed further medical treatment. People who registered were screened for distance & near Vision. Apart from checking the eye pressure, a Slit lamp Examination was also conducted. People […]

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Sankara Nethralaya, now, at Cauvery Medical Centre, Bangalore

Sankara Nethralaya’s small presence in Bangalore has just gotten bigger and better. Following a Memorandum of Agreement with the Cauvery Medical Centre, the Ophthalmology unit at the institute will be run by Sankara Nethralaya (a unit of Medical Research Chennai). The Cauvery Medical Centre is a state-of-the-art institute offering services in all branches of medicine […]

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Teleophthalmology camps

Sankara Nethralaya and the Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited conducted the third in a series of eye camps on August 29, 2009. A total of 165 patients were screened at the camp held at Mathur; 33 patients were provided with glasses at the site; 11 patients underwent cataract surgery and six teleconsulations were held. The teleophthalmology […]

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CU SHAH The man with a golden heart ‘n’ hand

In 1978 a Mumbai-based businessman and philanthropist donated the seed money to help establish a not-for-profit ophthalmic institute in Chennai. For him, it was contributing to yet another cause; for the institute, the contribution would enable thousands realise a dream — the ability to see. The ophthalmic hospital is better known as Sankara Nethralaya and […]

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A Celebration, with a difference!

On July 14, 2009 Dr. T. Janardhana Rao celebrated his 70th birthday. The special occasion was marked by a rather special gesture. As a well-wisher of Sankara Nethralaya, Dr. Rao requested his friends and well-wishers to celebrate the occasion by supporting Sankara Nethralaya.  And so, the 200 odd guests who attended the event in Melbourne, […]

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High Tech optical services at Sankara Nethralaya

From the thick black-framed spectacles to the thin-rimmed and stylishly framed glasses, wearing spectacles has come of age! Keeping in mind the consumer’s preference for attractive and premium spectacles, Sankara Nethralaya’s refurbished optical services promises to offer glasses with high-quality lenses available in a wide range of frames. The state-of-the-art facility, inaugurated by Krish Srikkanth, […]

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Ratan Tata Fellowship Training Progamme

Five members have completed the Ratan Tata Fellowship Training Programme for June-July 2009. 5 members has been completed their course during the session duration at SN distributor is Dr Madhavan C. They are  Dr. Samir.Ramesh Parab -Maharashtra, Dr. Nirav Vinodchandra Modi – Ahmedabad, Dr. Ajay Motilal Gupta – Jharkhand, Dr. Irwinder Pal Singh – Haryana, […]

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Sankara Nethralaya-CPCL eye camp

The first in a series of eye camps, jointly conducted by Sankara Nethralaya’s teleophthalmology department and the Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL), was held at the government primary school at Manali on Saturday, June 20, 2009. There was an overwhelming response by residents for the comprehensive eye screening conducted at the camp. About 305 patients […]

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Shri Nalli kuppuswamy Chettiar inaugurated Drug Counter & Utility Shop

In a bid to facilitate patient convenience, a new utility-cum-drug counter has been opened at the JKCN complex. Inaugurated by Nalli Kuppaswami Chettiar on Monday, June 22, 2009, the counter will offer pre operative and post operative medicines as well as utility items like bottled water and biscuits. A small function was held to mark […]

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