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About SANKARA EYE CARE FOUNDATION

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Sankara Eye Foundation India is a Not for Profit organisation committed to provide quality eye care services to the poor and marginalised sections of the society.

Started as a small primary health care centre in the year 1977 by Dr R.V. Ramani and Dr Radha Ramani, today Sankara is one among the largest and fastest growing social enterprise managing 10 super specialty eye care hospitals located across Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Its Network Hospitals are equipped with state-of-the-art technology to perform advance eye surgeries. Sankara Eye Foundation India is a protagonist of National Eye Health Care Movement in India, continuously transforming the eye care delivery structure through various Eye Care Initiatives across age groups, cutting edge technology, scientific approach, innovation, research & training.
Sankara Academy of Vision (SAV), the Academic wing of Sankara Eye Hospitals, was set up in year 2013 with the objective to train professionals in all spheres and levels of ophthalmic care. With the world’s largest population of blind being desperate for drastic corrective measures, several organisations, including Sankara, face a huge demand for trained eye care professionals. SAV offers professional courses, program and consultancy to the entire eye care sector and develop the human resource critical to eye care including ophthalmologists, optometrists, paramedics, vision care technicians, eye care managers and support personnel. Excellent courseware, interactive session, demos, field work, ‘hands on’ (where required) and holistic evaluation are features of SAV courses/ programs. With these facilities and the best of Optometric faculties, Chitkara University and Sankara Eyecare are well placed to provide Optometry education of the highest levels.

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