Dr. Soosan Jacob is director and chief at Dr. Agarwal’s Refractive and Cornea Foundation (DARCF) and senior consultant of cataract and glaucoma services at Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals, Chennai, India. She has special interest in cutting edge cataract, cornea, glaucoma, complex anterior segment reconstruction and refractive surgery. Her innovations, many of which have won international awards, include anterior segment transplantation, suprabrow single stab incision ptosis surgery, turnaround techniques for false channel dissection during Intacs implantation, glued endo-capsular ring, glued capsular hook and the paper clip capsule stabilizer for subluxated cataracts.
She has been the recipient of multiple prestigious international awards, including the Journal of Refractive Surgery’s Waring medal for Editorial excellence and the International Society of Refractive Surgery’s (ISRS) Kritzinger Memorial award. She has won more than 50 prestigious international awards for her surgical videos and delivered keynote lectures at various international and national conferences. Dr. Jacob is the author of more than 100 peer reviewed publications, more than 200 chapters in 34 textbooks and is the editor for 17 ophthalmology textbooks. She is chair of the multimedia editorial board of ISRS.