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Sankara Nethralaya celebrates 34 eventful years!

The 6th of September 2012 marked Sankara Nethralaya’s entry into its 35th year of operation and service to mankind, proud members of the Sankara Nethralaya family from the Main campus and other centers in the city gathered in full strength at the Sri VD.Swami Auditorium to wish each other and participate in the Foundation Day [...]

Institution of the Professor S.Krishnamoorthy Rao Gold Medal Award

It was a significant occasion for an institution whose guiding and founding principle is to acquire and disseminate knowledge for the common good, an institution which believes in promoting the cause of India centric research. May 2nd 2012, saw the institution of the Professor S.Krishnamoorthy Rao Gold Medal Award, to be presented to the most [...]

Meet the silent thief of eyesight

A person with glaucoma remains asymptomatic until much of the sight is lost
Recently while I was waiting for my appointment with the ophthalmologist, my eyes fell on the photograph of the Taj Mahal. Below the photograph that was darkened in the centre was printed ‘Don’t worry’. Next to it was another photograph with the Taj [...]

Charity musical evening by Vision Research Foundation

The Tamil month of ‘Margazhi’ has traditionally been marked by devotional music and prayer, a time to invoke the Almighty through music and songs; it is a period when temple corridors to drawing rooms come alive with the chanting of mantras and rich devotional music right from dawn. So it was in the fitness of [...]

Annual meeting on ophthalmic research held

Nineteen scientists from the Vision Research Foundation participated at the 18th Indian Eye Research Group (IERG) meeting at Hyderabad held from July 31 to August 1, 2010.
Held from 1992, the annual IERG meeting brings together investigators involved in different areas of basic and clinical eye research across India to discuss the latest research methodologies and [...]

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 [...]