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Dr. Rajeswari M
Dr. Rajeswari M

HOD - Contact Lens Clinic, Medical Research Foundation,

Associate Professor - Elite School of Optometry,

Sankara Nethralaya,

Chennai - 600 006

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 Science.

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.