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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 [...]

Helen Keller Remembrance and Dr G.Sitalakshmi Gift of Sight award day

It was time to stand up and salute the indomitable will of the lady who defied blindness and sound bytes and went on to become the very epitome of hope, courage, confidence and service to millions. It was also a day to recall the services and contribution of Dr G.Sitalakshmi one of the finest surgeons [...]

UPDATE ON UVEITIS

Sankara Nethralaya and Madras city Opthalmological Association jointly conducted a meet “UPDATE ON UVEITIS” on 29th April 2012, Sunday at Sri.V.D.Swamy Auditorium, Sankara Nethralaya, between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm.
The event primarily focused on the recent technological advancements in diagnosis, management of Uveitis and new hi-end treatment modalities currently available for clinical procedures.
The gathering of [...]

Getting rid of DARK CIRCLES

Abha Gupta is tired of people telling her that she looks exhausted. She says she gets enough sleep, but the dark circles under her eyes make her look old. Gupta tried several home remedies — keeping slices of cucumber and used tea bags on eyelids and applying a variety of oils. “Nothing works,” says the [...]

World Diabetes Day November 14

The M.V Hospital for diabetes and the Prof. M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre organized a human chain in association with Sankara Nethralaya in observation of World Diabetes Day on 14, November, 2011. A total of 400 volunteers, from students of the Women’s Christian College, staff members of Sankara Nethralaya, MV Hospital, Prof M.Vishwanathan Research Centre [...]

Stanchart – Scope & Sankara Nethralaya joint eye care initiative takes a forward step

A simple function was organized at the “Haddows Campus’ on Thursday, November 3, 2011 to give shape to the MoU signed between Stanchart Bank –Scope International and Sankara Nethralaya earlier in the month. Senior personnel representing both sides were present at the function.  Dr SS.Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya began the proceedings on an auspicious [...]

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 light [...]

Fulfil obligations towards society

“Young people should fulfil their obligations towards society,” said S.S. Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, in his convocation address at the PSG Institute of Medical Science and Research, here on Friday.
He also inaugurated the PSG Center for Clinical Simulation and Research, an advanced learning facility that would help students to practise handling real life [...]

Discovering the joys of life

A one hour talk by globally renowned motivational speaker, spiritualist and corporate management guru Swami Sukhabodhananda was organized at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on the 23rd of September 2011. Members of the Sankara Nethralaya family had a glimpse of the Swami’s refreshingly simple approach to life and its complexities and his earthy philosophy of [...]

Tie-up for research in treatment of viral diseases

Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya on Monday, signed a memorandum of understanding with Nichi-in Centre for Regenerative Medicine, an Indo-Japanese joint venture organisation, to pursue collaborative research in the treatment of viral diseases.
Viral diseases of the eye and other organs pose a major threat to health and the key to a solution lies with antiviral [...]