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An institution dedicated to Service honours a lifelong dedication to Service

The evening of the 26th of December 2018 would remain etched in the minds of the large number of Sankara Nethralaya family members assembled at the Sri V.D.Swami Auditorium, located at its main campus, a colourful and joyous moment when the legendary ‘Pune Pagdi’ the bright turban which adorned the heads of Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak [...]

ESO’s ‘Occupational Optometry Services’ take optometry optimization to the next level, with an insightful study into occupation based vision challenges

The institution credited with having brought optometry, the art and science of combining the elements of light, vision, and refraction to the country and giving it its rightful place in overall eye care, embarked on yet another critical exercise of taking the finer nuances of optometry to where it was most needed. The Occupational Optometry [...]

A ray of hope to those living in a world of darkness

As an institution committed to service and alleviation of suffering, Sankara Nethralaya has often ventured outside the confines of diagnosis and clinical care of ophthalmic ailments. Initiatives like starting a computer syndrome clinic, developing the Train your eye software, Low Vision Clinic, Customized eye shell fabrication etc are relief measures that may not fall directly [...]

Proud moment to share from the Sankara Nethralaya’s Occupational Optometry Services

Dr RashimaAsokan, Assistant Professor – ESO and Optometrist was awarded the Golden Jubilee medal during the 67th state Indian Association of Occupational Health (IAOH), Tamilnadu chapter. The State IAOH has selected the scientific paper titled “Impact of vision correction on the quality of life and productivity among automobile mechanics” presented by Dr Rashima at the [...]

Sankara Nethralaya’s head of Binocular Vision becomes first Indian to be conferred with a ‘Diplomate’ in her niche field by the AAO.

In a development that placed Sankara Nethralaya’s head of Binocular Vision and her institution right at the top slot, the American Academy of Optometry(AAO) the world leader in the field conferred its coveted ‘Diplomate’ in Binocular Vision, Perception and Pediatrics on Dr Rizwana, Assistant Professsor, Elite School of Optometry.The high academic recognition comes as yet [...]

Jubilation and Joy mark the ‘D’ Day at an institution committed passionately to knowledge dissemination and character building

The 30th Graduation Day of the Elite School of Optometry was celebrated with pomp and pageantry at the VD Swami auditorium to a packed hall of employees and proud parents. The presence of former Chairman of the Medical Research Foundation Shri V.Vaidyanathan, Dr TS Surendran, Vice-Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya, Dr PP Santanam, First Principal of the [...]

Global leader in optical aids crowns SN researcher with a coveted title

We take great pleasure and pride in sharing that Ms Mehal P.Rathore, Research Assistant at the Cornea Department has been awarded the coveted title of ‘IVI Essilor optometry wizard of the year’. The competition conducted on a national level by the optical aids major drew participation from all over the country; contestants had to clear [...]

The ‘Temple of the Eye’ starts a new chapter in ‘Maanava Seva’ in a sacred temple town

A close look at the inception, growth and 4 decades of service by Sankara Nethralaya would make it apparent that if something has been the consistent moving force for all the above, next only to the blessings of the Kanchi Acharyas, it is the boundless love to mankind, a strong sense of service, a no [...]

The leaders in Contact lens manufacture and its practice/usage join hands for an enlightening session

Sankara Nethralaya conducted a unique contact lens educational program in collaboration and support from Bausch and Lomb in Kolkatta for the practicing Optometrists, Ophthalmologists and other eye care professionals.  The program is named “B+Lieve”. The objective of “B+Lieve” is to provide opportunity to the practicing professionals to interact with the subject experts during a one [...]

Emphatic appeal by legendary ophthalmologist adds great value to Sankara Nethralaya’s awareness creation drive on eye donation

The critical need to harvest human cornea for eye transplant surgeries is evident by the fact that the Union Health Ministry observes the period between September 25 to August 8th as ‘Eye donation fortnight’ culminating on the 8th of August being observed as ‘eye donation day’. A period when it undertakes nationwide activities towards creating [...]