Sankara Nethralaya
Sankara Nethralaya
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Optical Services

Sankara Nethralaya provides a one-stop solution Optical Services for all patients. Medical Research foundation started the Optical Services since 2002. Our Optical Services Department’s motive is

Provide quality service and products at an ongoing basis.
To offer best suitable frame, lens based on the patient’s prescription, need and requirement.
To Train staff professionally to handle the patients efficiently.
Services Provided
Dispensing of Single Vision, Bifocal and Progressive Addition Lenses.
Dispensing of Glass and Plastic Lenses.
Dispensing prescription lenses with tint, photochromatic and Polaroid lenses.
Dispensing of flexible frames for kids and trendy frames.
Dispensing of high index lenses for higher powers.
Offer free spectacle services that are subjected to the spectacle condition.
Facilities & Infrastructure Available
Optical services are available in 5th floor of Mahyco Block for kids and the ground floor of Sri V R Ramanatha Iyer Block at Sankara Nethralaya Main.
Optical services are also available at C. U. Shah Sankara Nethralaya, JKCN, Raja Annamalai Puram, Vision Centre at Valasaravakkam, Suraj SN Tiruvannamalai, Sricity SN Chittoor,SN Mukundapur, SN Rajarhat and SN RSM Square.

Kappa Edger used for fitting of lenses in frames is the most advanced edger that precisely fits lenses in the frames as per the measurements taken.
Unique Service, Facilities, Infrastructure
If the patient’s prescription falls within the range of lenses available, the patient is dispensed a lens within a day.
Finished spectacles are sent by courier to out station patients.
Dispensing complicated prescription ( High Plus High Minus, Prism incorporated lenses and Fresnel prisms)
Dispensing high quality spectacles checked against ANSI Standards to all.
Special lenses which embraces of treatment for low vision, myopia control, binocular vision and cosmetic purpose, all at affordable price.
Dispensing Customised frames for patients with facial asymmetry.
Dispensing distinctive frames such as crutch glasses.
Fresnel Prism
Half Eyes Spectacles
Crutch Glasses
Flexible Frame
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