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Guest lecture by Dr.Rashima Asokan on 20th August 2017

AGM on 20th August at Shri Prakash institute of Optometry chennai and guest lecture by Dr.Rashima Asokan.

Catch the lecture below:

By |August 30th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

CME on Onefit Miniscleral lenses fitting – 26th June 2017

CME on Onefit Miniscleral lenses fitting by Optom. Sridhar swarna at Shri Prakash Institute of optometry on 26th june 2017.

By |August 30th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

OATN Annual general Meeting and CME – May 27th 2017

The OATN Annual general Meeting and CME was held on May 27th 2017 at Marthandam. During this meeting the new office bearers were elected.

By |August 30th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

IMPORTANCE OF CARING FOR YOUR EYES

Eye is one of the most sensitive organs in our body that needs extreme care to prevent any problems or abnormalities. Problems in vision arise due to a variety of factors. One of the most common reasons is the age. Vision problems are more common once we grow older and older. Hence, preventive measures should […]

By |February 11th, 2017|Optometry Updates|0 Comments

EFFORTS ON TO MAKE OPTOMETRY COUNCIL A STATUTORY BODY

Efforts are afoot to ensure that India will have an Optometry Council of India (OCI) soon to regulate the profession of optometry. Optometry is the profession that involves measuring eyesight, prescribing corrective lenses and detecting eye diseases.

Just like the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the Dental Council of India (DCI) that register medical and […]

By |February 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

ADMISSIONS TO ALL MEDICAL COURSES THROUGH NEET ONLY

Gujarat Health and Medical Education Minister Shankar Chaudhary on Thursday said that students aspiring to pursue medical courses will now have to take national eligibility-cum-entrance test (NEET) only for admissions. Till last year, admissions to MBBS and BDS courses were done on the basis of merit in NEET, while admissions to ayurvedic, homoeopathic and naturopathy […]

By |February 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

“PROGRESSIVE BASIC & ADVANCE LENSES” WORKSHOP BY MS.ANANTHALAKSMI

On 31st Jan 2017, our ASOA conducted a wonderful first session of ” Progressive Basic & Advance Lenses ” by Ms.Ananthalaksmi, AGM, Professional Sevices, Essilor India, at our RIO GOH Auditorium.

Earlier Mr.Chandrashekar, Joint Secretary gave Welcome Address.
Mr.Karunagaran, Vice President, presided over the programme.

Mr.A.Sirajuddin, President appreciated & extended his gratitude to Optom.Mrs.Ananthalakshmi, on accepting our call […]

By |February 11th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

MEETING WITH DR.RADHAKRISHNAN TO DISCUSS REGARDING APPOINTMENTS OF LECTURERS FOR COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY

On taking our initiative towards appointments of lecturers for College of Optometry, RIO, GOH and filling of Optometrist vacancies in Government Hospitals, today a team of Optima on behalf of ASOA met Dr.Radhakrishnan, Health Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu.

Our Past President Mr.Palaniappan, presented a flower bouquet and expressed our gratitude to him for his great […]

By |February 11th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

WORLD DIABETIC DAY: OPTOMETRY’S ROLE IN DETECTION, PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES

Optometry need to play larger role detection prevention and management of diabetes on 14th November ( World Diabetic Day )
Optometrists understand linkage of obesity with diabetes which can present as diabetic retinopathy and ultimately may lead to blindness .

Diabetes is not a challenge, Key lies in early detection , prevention and advising those at risk […]

By |February 11th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

ALCON OPTI FREE EXPRESS: PRODUCT LAUNCH – 25th October 2016

Unveiling the New Products of Alcon Opti Free Express and Moist Along with their National Team & Sr Optom Mr P S Rekhi and with Fresh Optom on 25-10-16 Monday in ITC Grand Chola Hotel Chennai

By |February 11th, 2017|Events|0 Comments