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The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
Fellowship in Contact Lens

The Fellowship in contact lens is an intensively clinical program to give practical and hands on exposure to students in the sub speciality of contact lenses fitting, both at basic and advanced levels.

To increase safe and standard contact lens practice and knowledge on scientific contact lens fitting
To improve problem solving capabilities with emerging trends of contact lens practice.
To understand the basic and contact lens fitting methods
To understand the relationship between cornea and contact lens
To do a comprehensive contact lens work up
To understand the selection of safe lens for the right patient
To make appropriate referrals if required
To understand management of trouble shooting during contact lens fit
Course Details
Eligibility • BS degree in Optometry (or)
• Diploma in Optometry/Refraction with minimum 2 years of clinical experience
No of seats 4 per year
Duration 6 Months
Course Fee Indian students: INR 60,000/-
International students: USD 1200
Frequency Twice a year (Jan and July)
Teaching Methodology : Regular Full time Clinical Program
Admin Process: Based on eligibility, Skill test, Personal interview.
Hostel facilitiy provided for outstation / international candidates
Download Course Application
TSNA is now in the process of receiving the application forms for the forthcoming batch in July 2013. The total number is restricted to 2 to facilitate close interaction and better learning. As the last date for receiving the application is June 15th, interested candidates are requested to send their completed application form with necessary documents before that date.
Contact Us:
Ms.Jaanake. V.N,
Fellowship Co-ordinator,
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA)
(Unit of Medical Research Foundation)
Dr. V.G. Appukutty Campus
No.8, GST Road, St. Thomas Mount,
Chennai – 600 016.
Ph No: 044 - 4908 6000
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