PhD doctorates were awarded excellency award by OATN on September 3rd 2017

11 PhD doctorates were awarded excellency award by OATN for contributing to Optometry in Tamil Nadu. This award function was held in Hotel Savera.Chief guest Dr.T.S.Surendran from Sankara Nethralaya

By |February 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Bharat Ophthalmic Glass Company

Bharat Ophthalmic Glass Limited, India’s first ophthalmic glass manufacturing company. In Durgapur,West Bengal,commenced in 1965. Now shut down for the past 9 years.

By |February 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Dr. Rajeswari Mahadevan Elected as member of the ‘Executive Board’ of IACLE

IACLE global member newsletter has just broken the great news that Dr. Rajeswari Mahadevan (Sankara Nethralaya’s head of contact lens department) has been elected as a member of the ‘Executive Board’, of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators’ IACLE, the highest forum of the global body dedicated to education and safe usage of Contact […]

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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


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 […]

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Best Practices for Healthy Eyes

We all know for healthy eyes that we should brush and floss them at least twice daily and rinse with a quality antiseptic, oh wait, that’s a different article. The point being is that most people are aware of what to do to keep their teeth healthy and strong, but few are aware of healthy […]

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