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Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association is a seventy years old association of ophthalmologists around 3500 members. The Association works for the benefit of the Ophthalmic community and is affiliated to the All India Ophthalmological Society.

The TNOA organises annual and mid term conferences offering an opportunity to its members to interact with each other and update their knowledge in various scientific sessions at these conferences.

The TNOA also publishes an academic Journal which is circulated to all members and members are encouraged to submit articles to this journal. The Academic and Research Committee offers fellowship and travel scholarships to encourage its younger members to participate in training programs and update sessions.

This website offers a large amount of technical information to registered members of the Society and also patient education information to the general public.

President's Address

President’s speech

Respected Chief Guest of the function, Padma Shri. Manohar Devadoss; Guests of Honour Dr. Lalit Varma, President – AIOS; Dr. Ramani, Director, Sankara Eye Hospitals; dear Dr. Mohan Rajan, Immediate Past President; Organising Committee Chairman Dr.Sundar; Secretary Dr. J.K.Reddy, Dr.Sathyan; Scientific Committee Chairman; seniors; colleagues; invited guests; dignitaries on and off the dais, a very warm good evening to all of you.

Today is one of the most important and memorable days in my life. My sincere thanks to the Almighty and members of the TNOA family for placing trust on me to lead this organization. I am truly humbled to take up this post, which has been so far decorated by stalwarts in the field of ophthalmology. TNOA is 69 years old now; it was formed in the year I was born. Many eminent personalities have put in their efforts and time to make TNOA one of the strong and meaningful associations in our country. We are now a family of more than 3000 life members and TNOA is probably the second largest state association in the country. At this juncture,

I have to thank my parent organization Aravind Eye Hospital and its leaders, our founder, late Dr. G. Venkataswamy, Dr. P. Namperumalsamy, Dr. G. Natchiar and others for nurturing, mentoring and moulding me to what I am today. I also thank our Chairman Dr. R.D. Ravindran for his constant encouragement. Read more...



Dr. Sriram Gopal


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