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Sankara Nethralaya conducts its annual get -together of fun and purpose!

The human element it is said is most important in Medicare, it is an element which enjoys its exclusive pride of place in the Sankara Nethralaya scheme of things. The growing popularity, response and turnout at the recently held alumni meet was a clear testimonial of the human element cherished and nurtured at Sankara Nethralaya. [...]

Hayreh award for Dr. Lingam Gopal

Dr. Lingam Gopal, Director –Research, Vision Research Foundation and Consultant, Vitreroretinal Services, Sankara Nethralaya, has received the ‘Hayreh’ award for his significant scientific contribution in retina and vitreous at the recently held 19th Annual Vitreoretinal Society Conference. The award was instituted by (late) Bijayanand Patnaik, a pioneer Vitreo-Retinal surgeon, in the name of Dr. Sohan [...]

Oculoplasty doctors win awards at PARADIGM 2010

Dr. Bipasha Mukherjee, Director, Orbital Diseases & Oculoplasty, Dr. Marian Jacob and Dr. Puja Goyal, Fellows, Orbital Diseases & Oculoplasty, won accolades at the recently held annual Oculoplasty Association of India conference. Titled PARADIGM 2010, the conference, which took place at the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai from November 19 to November 21, 2010, saw [...]

Low-cost healthcare takes tech route to scale up

The Financial Express
After offering high-quality and affordable healthcare to millions of people, pioneers like Narayana Hrudayalaya, Aravind Eye Hospitals, Sankara Nethralaya and LifeSpring Hospitals are moving up the technology curve to expand their reach, improve services and make themselves more affordable.
Bengaluru’s Narayana Hrudayalaya is venturing into mHealth, Madurai’s Aravind Eye Hospitals group is deploying Geographical [...]

Sankara Nethralaya at ARVO 2010

The annual ARVO conference, which was held at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US, saw ophthalmic experts from around the world participate in a series of symposia, poster presentations and deliberations. A seven-member team from Sankara Nethralaya took part at the event held from May 2- May 6.
Dr. Lingam Gopal, senior Vitreo Retinal consultant and Director, Research, Sankara [...]

Dr. Gopal to be part of Research Board

Dr. Lingam Gopal, Director, Vision Research Foundation, has been invited to join the Board of Members, Research, at the prestigious Dr. MGR Medical University.
Dr. Gopal described the opportunity — an addition to his existing profile at Sankara Nethralaya — as “a recognition for Sankara Nethralaya to contribute towards the research programs at the university.”
The Board [...]