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A white paper detailing the creation of a critical vision evaluation utility developed by the institution and its accuracy win the highest recognition for SN team from a most prestigious body

Development of the LogMAR visual acuity charts in various Indian languages and installation of the same in public places to enable the general public do a self check of their visual acuity, a first of its kind initiative by the Elite School of Optometry made headlines when it was implemented a couple of years ago. [...]

Jubilation and Joy mark the ‘D’ Day at an institution committed passionately to knowledge dissemination and character building

The 30th Graduation Day of the Elite School of Optometry was celebrated with pomp and pageantry at the VD Swami auditorium to a packed hall of employees and proud parents. The presence of former Chairman of the Medical Research Foundation Shri V.Vaidyanathan, Dr TS Surendran, Vice-Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya, Dr PP Santanam, First Principal of the [...]

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 [...]