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The World of Vitreo-Retina salutes its doyens!

It was wonderful co-incidence and a moment to cherish, rejoice  and celebrate as Dr. SS.Badrinath, Founder & Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Dr.P.N.Nampermalsamy, Chairman Emeritus, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai and Dr. P.N. Nagpal, Founder& Director, Retina Eye Foundation, Ahmedabad the three pioneers and grandmasters in the field of vitreo-retina, who had dedicated their life to [...]

A visionary and humanitarian doctor becomes a ‘Greatest global Indian living Legend’

New Delhi Television, more popularly known as NDTV, India’s well known and trailblazing news channel which has carved a niche with its on the spot reports and unbiased news analysis turned 25 years in December 2013. The Channel decided that the best way to celebrate the occasion would be by honouring 25 leading Indians who [...]

Pharma giant recognizes Sankara Nethralaya’s leadership and contribution to patient care

Pfizer India the Indian subsidiary of global research and pharmaceutical monolith, Pfizer Inc conducted the India Research and Innovation Science (IRIS- Connect) meeting to discuss various research opportunities with medical specialists, at Mumbai, on January 27th 2013. The company honoured 4 eminent personalities with high awards of distinction, for their significant contribution to the medical [...]

Senior Neuro-ophthalmology doctor from Sankara Nethralaya receives high accolade for niche research paper

We are happy to inform that Dr Shikha Talwar Bassi, Deputy Director, Department of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Sankara Nethralaya received the “S.D Athawale  Award” at the recently held APAO-AIOS 2013 – “The 28th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress” conducted at Hyderabad by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the International Council of ophthalmology, jointly with the All [...]

Organizational capabilities and subject knowledge of Sankara Nethralaya anesthesiologist win high accolade at Professional meet.

The strong organizational skills of Dr VV.Jaichandran, Ophthalmic Anesthesiologist demonstrated earlier by the critical role he played in the formation of the OFISA (Ophthalmic Forum of the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists) came in for one more round of high applause at the 60th Annual National Conference of the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists (ISACON) held at [...]

Prestigious business body honours Dr SS.Badrinath with ‘Life Time Achievement Award’

TiE Chennai the prestigious business promotion body with a membership base of 100 chartered and 500 associate members comprising captains of industry and a broad spectrum of business professionals dedicated to the cause of nurturing entrepreneurs, achievers in various fields and innovative ideas honoured Dr SS.Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya with a ‘Life Time Achievement [...]

World’s leading helping hand honours the services of a compassionate helping hand

The Lion’s Club of Central Madras and the Lion’s club of Annai District jointly celebrated ‘United Nation’s Day’ in a grand manner at the Benz Park Hotel, Chennai. The proceedings included a fellowship, meeting and distribution of awards followed by dinner. The awards were distributed by the Chief Guest Dr Stefan Weckbach, Consul General of [...]

Senior Faculty Member from the Elite School of Optometry elected to Prestigious World body

Dr S. Ramaswamy serving as Professor of Anatomy at the Elite School of Optometry has been recognized for his outstanding research and service to the field of anatomical sciences and the cause of education by the prestigious Anatomical Society and awarded the Fellow of the Anatomical Society (FAS). This would give him the status of [...]

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas honoured by twin Ophthalmological Societies

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director of Uveitis and Ocular Pathology was awarded the prestigious Dr R.H.P Sinha Gold Medal Oration Award’ at the “1st Joint Mid-Term Conference of Bihar and Jharkhand Ophthalmological Societies Conference” held at the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, on Sunday, 3rd June, 2012, for his oration on “Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in [...]

Pediatric Fellow from Sankara Nethralaya wins dual recognition at Fusion 2012

The Best Paper for her presentation titled Amblyogenic risk factors in children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction and Best Case presentation for her presentation titled Axenfeld – Rigger’s anomaly-A rare association with Nanophthalmolos were awarded to Dr. Akila Ramkumar, Pediatric Fellow Sankara Nethralaya at the Fusion 2012 held at the Hyderabad International Convention Center between [...]