Optom. Saranya AS
Managing Director& Consultant Optometrist, Acchutha Eye Care,Erode
Principal – Acchutha Institute of Optometry,Erode
- 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
- 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 )
- 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.
- Paediatric Optometry, Squint and Contact Lenses.
- Community Optometry