Orientation Programme on 01-04-08

A warm welcome was extended to the new batch of ophthalmologists pursuing their fellowship program by the family of Sankara Nethralaya on 1st of April 2008. This batch included Fellows from Germany, Afghanistan and Malaysia. Dr T S Surendran, Vice-Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya welcomed the gathering and briefed on Nethralaya’s History. Dr S Meenakshi, Director Academics […]

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E.Vaithilingam Memorial session 22nd and 23rd March 2008

The Seventh Dr E. Vaithilingam Memorial Scientific Conference was held on 22nd and 23rd of March in the Auditorium of MOP Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai. There were around 84 participants from outside. All the ESO students and SN optometrists were also a part of this grand function. Dr Lingam Gopal, Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya welcomed […]

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World Glaucoma Day on March 06, 2008

The first World Glaucoma Day (WGD) was observed on March 6, 2008. In this connection, Glaucoma Society of India held its first patient awareness meeting in Chennai at Sankara Nethralaya on March 6, 2008 at 6 pm. Patients and their families interested were invited to attend the meeting and benefit from the Doctor – Patient […]

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Workshop on Regional Institutes of Ophthalmology and Major Eye Banks of India on 20-02 2008

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India conducted a one day workshop on Regional Institutes of Ophthalmology and Major Eye Banks of India. This was hosted by Sankara Nethralaya on Feb 20, ’08. Dr R K Srivatsava, Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi […]

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Sankara Nethralaya Now at Rameswaram

Sankara Nethralaya, a unit of Medical Research Foundation commenced its OPD services on 11.02.2008 at R S Falor General Hospital & Maternity Centre, Goswami Mutt, Rameswaram. To commemorate the inauguration, a Homam was performed at 5.30 am. Mrs & Mr Falor (Board Member, Vision Research Foundation), Mrs & Dr Anand B Jaypuriya (Consultant Ophthalmologist, SN […]

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SN Sports Meet on 10-02-08

“All work and no play makes jack a dull boy”. At SN we do understand that time off from work gladdens our heart and keeps us energized for the rest of the year.Feb 10th was a fun-packed day out for the members of SN as they assembled for the SN Sports Meet ’08 at Rajarathinam […]

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Sri Venugopal Endowment lecture on 25-01-08

Sri Venugopal Endowment Lecture has been instituted in the name of Mr. V Venugopal, father of Mr. V Mohan Rao, past president of MRF. Dr Gerald D Cagle delivered the 14th lecture in the series on the topic, “Product-Oriented Research: Opportunities and Challenges of Industry-Academic Collaborations”, at Hotel Accord Metropolitan Hotel. This was well attended […]

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Republic Day Celebrations on 26-01-08

The Republic day was celebrated in a fitting manner in the Sankara Nethralaya premises. Mr. M Murali of Krishna Sweets hoisted the National Flag. The Senior Vice-President, Alcon Research and Development, Gerald D. Cagle was the guest of honor. Dr Aditi Johri gave the welcome address and he introduced the chief guest and the guest […]

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Sankara Nethralaya Titan Education Partnership Program on 04-01-2008

Titan, a well known brand in watches & Jewelry, has now planned to launch a chain of optical stores delivering world class customer experience by providing zero error testing in the optometry clinic under the name “Titan Eye+”. SN & Titan have signed an agreement wherein SN would train three cadres of people viz. Optometrists, […]

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Visit of High Level Delegates from University of South Carolina on 05-01-2008

High level delegates from the University of South Carolina led by Dr Harris Pastides, Vice President for Research and Health Sciences visited Sankara Nethralaya on 5th Jan. The team included Dr Jameas R Herbert ( Health sciences distinguished professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics , Director Cancer Prevention and control Program), Dr Meera Narasimhan ( […]

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