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A large scale study and its critical findings on the detrimental impact of ultraviolet rays on the human eye win high recognition for ESO faculty member

While most of us recommend the wearing of Sunglasses when venturing out on a sunny day to reduce the brightness of the Sun’s rays entering the eye to tolerable limits and to help ease the strain caused to the eyes, we are blissfully oblivious to the fact that unprotected, direct exposure of the eye to [...]

Hands-on Summer Training programme by the Vidyasagar Institute of Bio-Medical Science (8th – 26th May 2017)

The ‘Hands-on-summer training Programme” a critical part of Sankara Nethralaya’s ongoing knowledge dissemination initiatives, conducted annually by the Vidyasagar Institute of Bio-Medical Science (VIBS), a Unit of Medical Research Foundation (MRF) with an objective of imparting real time knowledge and experience to post graduate students in their chosen fields of specialization was conducted this year [...]

A moment of crowning glory for an institution committed to alleviating pain and suffering through service with a ‘personal touch’!

It was a moment of great pride to the institution founded on the principle of cost free eye care to the rich and poor without disparity and with a personal touch, when the administrator of its community ophthalmology wing ‘Jaslok Community Ophthalmology Center’ (JCOC), Shri V.Sivakumar was honoured with the highly prestigious ‘Seva Ratna Award’ [...]

A path breaking study and investigation into the ‘Second biggest’ cause of blindness in the country!

While the fact that ‘cataract’ is the single largest cause for vision impairment in the country is now fairly common knowledge, not many would perhaps be aware that vision impairment caused due to failed cataract surgeries or post operative complications is the second largest contributor for the same! a disturbing fact that Dr SS.Badrinath, Chairman [...]

An institution governed by the principle of service to mankind pays homage to a Guru who championed the cause ‘Love All Serve All’

An institution strongly committed to the dictum ‘Manava Seva, Madhava Seva’ which implies that service to mankind is service to the Almighty, Sankara Nethralaya observed the ‘Aradhana’ of Bhagwan Sathya Sai Baba, the Saint who espoused this cause as his philosophy and teaching, with great reverence and passion. It is noteworthy that the day is [...]

State of Art study on the prevalence of ophthalmic disorders among members of consanguineous families, by Sankara Nethralaya researcher is recognized with a Doctorate by nation’s prestigious seat of education

It gives us great pleasure and joy to share with members of the Sankara Nethralaya family that Ms. S. Srilekha from the SN ONGC Genetics & Molecular Biology Department, Kamalnayan Bajaj Institute for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the research arm of Sankara Nethralaya has successfully completed the viva voce examination for her PhD thesis [...]

Head of Sankara Nethralaya’s niche department chosen to spearhead Australia’s initiatives to promote bilateral relationship with the South Asia region

We take immense pride in sharing that Ms. Jameel Rizwana Husaindeen, Head of Binocular Vision Therapy Clinic, Sankara Nethralaya and Lecturer, Elite School of Optometry (ESO) is among the 10 elite faculty members from India to be honoured as ‘Australia Award – Endeavour Ambassador’ by the Department of Education and Training, Australian High Commission, New [...]

Sankara Nethralaya’s eye bank wins highest accreditation in its field!

It was a moment of crowning glory for the Sankara Nethralaya family when the CU Shah Eye Bank, the institution’s most advanced and well equipped facility and key player in its battle against corneal blindness was awarded the ‘Quality Certificate’ by ‘SightLife’ a high profile member of the ‘International Agency for the prevention of Blindness’ [...]

Senior anaesthesiologist from Sankara Nethralaya makes a critical contribution to the practice of ‘Ophthalmic regional blocks’

It was a glorious moment for the institution which can take justifiable pride in underlining the critical need to develop ophthalmic anaesthesiology as a distinct and specialized branch of anaesthesiology, the institution which played a key role in the formation of the Ophthalmic Forum of the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (OFISA) and its tireless champion [...]

Inaugural of massive eye care facility in the East of India marks a giant step in Sankara Nethralaya’s battle against blindness!

Sankara Nethralaya launched its second major offensive against vision impairment in the East of India with a sprawling 67,000 Sq ft, 5 storied, State of the art ophthalmic facility at ‘Rajarhat’ the burgeoning satellite ‘New Town’ located at the north of 24 Parganas at the north eastern periphery of the city. The facility would offer [...]