Dr. Mahipal S. Sachdev, Chairman & Medical Director of Centre For Sight group of eye hospitals, is a renowned ophthalmic surgeon who is recognized for his expertise in the areas of corneal, refractive and cataract surgery, both nationally and internationally. He is widely credited to be a pioneer in India in propagating the technique of phacoemulsification for cataract surgery and LASIK for the removal of glasses. He has been honored with the Padmashri award for his excellence in the field of medicine by Hon. President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam on 23 March 2007. He is currently the Chairman of Intraocular Implant & Refractive Society (India). He has also been elected International Member by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.