Dr. Rajeswari Mahadevan is the head of contact lens clinic at the Medical Research Foundation, Sankara
Nethralaya, India. She is also an Associate Professor at the Elite school of optometry and SN academy.
She obtained her B.S.Optometry degree, the M.Phil degree in optometry specializing in the subject of
contact lens and completed PhD from Elite School Of Optometry, Birla Institute of Technology and
She has presented several scientific presentations in international and national conferences and has 25
peer reviewed publications. She has mentored 15 post graduate students since the year 1999. She has
recently authored a book on "Trouble shooting and problem solving in contact lens practice." She has
authored a chapter on "Role of contact lens in different environment" in a book published on
occupational optometry. She is the principal investigator for different clinical trials on contact lens at the
Vision and Medical Research Foundation.
She has completed the Fellowship in PROSE at Boston foundation for sight. She serves as key
professional leader for Bausch +Lomb, Alcon, Johnson and Johnson. She is an FIACLE since the year
2000. She has obtained FSLS a fellowship from the scleral lens education society in February 2014. She
has been awarded the First initiated, Educator of the year award in the field of contact lens in Asia
pacific region for the year 2014. She received the FBCLA fellowship in the year 2014. She received the
fellowship from the American academy (FAAO) in the year 2016.She holds the position of Asia pacific
president for IACLE since 2015.
Her topics of interests include irregular corneas, tear film and contact lens, ocular surface disorders and
pediatric contact lens fitting.