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Optom. Saranya AS
Optom. Saranya AS
Managing Director& Consultant Optometrist
Managing Director& Consultant Optometrist, Acchutha Eye Care,Erode
Principal – Acchutha Institute of Optometry,Erode
Qualification:
  • Diploma In Ophthalmology, Middlesex University, London, UK June 2006
  • MCOptom, College of Optometrists, London, UK Feb 2001
  • Fellowship of the IACLE, Australia Sep 2000
  • Baccalaureate in Optometry Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, August 1995
Professional Experience:
  • Ex-Contact Lens Consultant- Edingburg, Bristol, Cheltenham, UK
  • Ex- Consultant Paediatric Optometrist- Edingburg, Cheltenham, UK
  • Ex- Head of the Contact Lens & Orthoptics Department, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai
  • Ex-Asst Head of Optometry Department Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
  • External Examiner for Optometry Exams.
  • Mentor- Fellowship- ASCO ( Association of Schools & College of Optometry )
Community Services:
  • Free Vision Screening for School children around 29403 children in the last two years in and around erode district.
  • Free Vision Screening for School Children around 1,43,567 children in the last ten years in and around erode district.
  • Free monthly Diabetic Retinopathy Screening camp under Chief Minister Comprehensive Health scheme.
Academic / Professional Distrubuton:
  • Awarded at Sankara Netralaya for Community Services provided for school children and public people.
  • Best Optometrist for the year 2013 Elite School of Optometry, Chennai awarded Dr.P.P. Santanam – Jayalakshmi Award.
  • First Indian Optometrist to have passed the Dip.Ophthal,London,examination in UK.
  • First Indain qualified optometrist to have passed the MCOptom examination in UK
  • Awarded Optometrist of the year 2004, Specssavers Opticians, Cheltenham, UK
  • Best Outgoing Student Elite School of Optometry 1995.
  • Best Optometrist award – Cheltenham, UK
  • Gold Medalist Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
  • Baush & Lomb Scholorship for the Best Third Year Student 1994
  • Captain- Winning Team All India Optometry Quiz 94
  • Sri S M Mehta Prize for best performance in the Examination on Nutrition
  • Sri Narayana Gupta Prize for the best performance in the Examination on Visual Optics
  • Prof G.Kamina Prize for best performance in the Examination on Physical and Geometrical Optics
  • Sri V. Vaidyasubramaniya Iyer Memorual Prize for the best performance in the Examination on Contact Lens
  • Sri Sugalchand Jain Prize for best performance in the Examination on Clinical Examination.
Special Interest:
  • Paediatric Optometry, Squint and Contact Lenses.
  • Community Optometry