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Thoughtful contributions from old friends add great value to Sankara Nethralaya’s teaching and training initiatives.

The most noble part of charity it is said is giving the right thing to the right person at the right time, Sankara Nethralaya’s friends and well wishers have a glorious tradition of adhering to this dictum, they have an uncanny knack of knowing the needs of the institution they cherish and hold in high [...]

The 13th Dr E.Vaithilingam Memorial Scientific session

The Dr E.Vaithilingam Memorial Scientific Session the annual session on vision science and optometry conducted by the Elite School of Optometry entered its 13th session in March 2014. This year the session had two days of events with the Contact lens pre-conference symposium on the 15th March and the 13th Dr. E. V. Memorial Scientific [...]

The Medical and Vision Research Foundations celebrate 25 glorious years of knowledge sharing

It was a day of great fulfillment, a day to look back with pride and a sense of achievement for an institution with a deep faith and commitment in the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge, an institution with the firm belief that knowledge empowers and knowledge shall only be used for the common good. The [...]

A special eye screening camp for special people

“Sometimes I need only to stand wherever I am, to be blessed.” – Mary Oliver
On the 25th August, a team of Senior Optometrists (Ms. Jameel Rizwana H, Dr. Krishna Kumar R, Ms. Vijayalakshmi A), M.Phil Optometry students (Ms. Archayeetha and Mr. Neeraj Kumar) and Optometry fellows (Mr. Danny Lewi Hau, Ms. Jasmine Jose and Ms. [...]

The Elite School of Optometry makes it a memorable Akshaya Trithiya

The Elite School of Optometry installed its fifth Tamil logmAR chart in the Lakshmi Narsimha Navaneethakrishnan temple in Nanganallur on 13th May 2013 between 10.00 am and 11.00 am on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Trithiya.
The chart was inaugurated by the Councillor, 167th Ward, Nanganallur  Ms.Hema and Mr Bharaniprasad, Social activist. Mr Raghavan, Secretary of [...]

Elite School of Optometry conducts massive eye screening camp for Chennai School children

The Elite School of Optometry has carved a special name for itself for the quality, speed and reach of its screening camps, especially targeting the school children, with its impressive record of screening 12,448 children in 51 schools in 2010 in Chennai, followed by 3451 from 10 schools in Tirupati in 2012 and 2622 children [...]

24th Graduation Ceremony of ESO&VIBS

Every once a while the ever so quiet , lobby, corridors and the lifts of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Research building come live to the laughter, chatter and bonhomie of jubilant students and their parents, a reflection of Sankara Nethralaya’s involvement in the field of education and its key initiative ‘knowledge dissemination’.
The 24th graduation ceremony of [...]

34th Foundation Day Celebrations

The Sankara Nethralaya family celebrated its ‘Day Out’ and culturals as part of its 34th Foundation Day on Sunday the 16th of September 2012. The organizing committee members of the event had gathered at the Narada Gana Sabha the venue of the function well in advance of the scheduled time of the programs to give [...]

Elite School of Optometry makes it an Independence Day to remember!

The 66th Independence Day of the nation celebrated recently became a day of significance to many who had lived during that time and witnessed India becoming a free country that many years back. The Elite School of Optometry in association with the Indian Bank conducted a special eye screening camp for senior citizen patrons of [...]

Elite School of Optometry breaks the language barrier in vision screening!

Vision chart in Tamil goes to masses
Sankara Nethralaya, which pioneered the scientific self-testing visual acuity chart in Tamil, is now set to take the tool to various places across the State. The Tamil log MAR (logarithmic minimal angle resolution) chart was put together by a team at Nethralaya’s Elite School of Optometry (ESO) after rigorous [...]