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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 ESO and one of its greatest well wishers and generous benefactors, Dr Girish Rao and Dr Pramod Bhende, Medical Directors, MRF, Dr Krishna Kumar, Principal ESO, Dr Viswanathan, DGM Optical Services, Dr Anuradha and Dr Rajeswari Mahadevan, faculty members at the ESO, all of them in their ceremonial gown added color to the event, receiving their certificates from the senior members and their role models and listening to their spirited talk made it a memorable graduation ceremony to the students. Speaking on the ocassion Dr Anuradha, Assistant Professor, ESO gave a lively account of her doctoral thesis submission, highlighting the pitfalls and challenges in lighter vein, she utilized the opportunity to give a highly impressive note on the great work being carried out by the ESO in terms of school children screening in terms of both volumes and quality of screening. The day witnessed the awarding of Fellowships, Institutional Awards, Research Awards, Best Optometrist Award, Contribution to Indian Optometry, Best Project award and Communication and Public Relation Award, to the thunderous applause of the large gathering.

The Elite School of Optometry captures the spirit of World Optometry Day

World Optometry Day has always been an occasion for the Elite School of Optometry (ESO-run by Sankara Nethralaya in collaboration with Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani) to demonstrate its concern care for society. Right from its early days, ESO has taken small steps to create awareness about eye care among the public, through […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sankara Nethralaya Sports Meet on 29th January 2012

The bright Sunday morning at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium the venue of the Sankara Nethralaya sports meet was reminiscent of the ever so familiar words from the commentator’s box at the Lord’s stadium, ‘A glorious sunshine with a nip in the air’, although Margazhi had departed a week back, the morning was pleasantly cool and […]

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Dispelling the darkness of ignorance on World Sight Day

CHICKEN BLOOD, BANANA SKIN AND EYE What connection does chicken blood and banana skin have with the eye?  Nobody would imagine even a trivial correlation! A study done by Elite School of Optometry, [ESO] run by Sankara Nethralaya in collaboration with Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani a few months ago, helped in throwing […]

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