In a momentous event, Sankara Nethralaya proudly inaugurated a cutting-edge refractive surgery suite in the AS block of JKCN Complex on October 25, 2023. The ceremony brought together a distinguished assembly of key figures, led by the institution’s top leadership and prominent members of the medical community.
The inauguration ceremony was graced by the presence of Lasik staff along with some of the top associates of Sankara Nethralaya, including:
Dr. TS Surendran – Chairman & Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Dr. Girish Shiva Rao – President and Executive Medical Director
Dr. Nirmala Subramaniam – Emeritus Professor, Ophthalmology – Oculoplasty
Dr. Prema Padmanabhan – Distinguished Senior Consultant, Ophthalmology – Cornea
Dr. L Vijaya – Distinguished Senior Consultant, Ophthalmology – Glaucoma
Dr. Rama Rajagopal – Director, Ophthalmology – Cornea
Dr. Chetan Rao – Senior Consultant, Ophthalmology – Vitreo Retinal
Dr. Iyer Geetha Krishnan – Senior Consultant, Ophthalmology – Cornea
Dr. Sudhir RR – Senior Consultant, Ophthalmology – Cornea
Dr. Pramod S Bhende – Director, Ophthalmology – Vitreo Retinal
Mr. Kannan Narayanan – Hon. Treasurer
Ms. Banumati Ramkrishnan – Treasurer, SN USA
The event kicked off with a solemn and traditional lamp-lighting ceremony, symbolizing the triumph of light over darkness. Following the lamp-lighting, a sacred pooja ceremony was performed, invoking divine blessings to ensure the success and prosperity of the newly inaugurated refractive surgery suite. Outfitted with the latest technological advancements, the new surgical suite solidifies Sankara Nethralaya’s position as a leader in the field of eye care.