Singapore, 11 February 2019 - HOYA Surgical Optics (HSO), the world’s fastest growing IOL company and leader in preloaded delivery systems, has appointed Rakhi Jain, PhD as the Vice President Global Research & Development who will be based in the Singapore Global Headquarters office. She has the responsibility of leading global R&D operations across Singapore and Japan, as well as new product development and overall product portfolio management. Rakhi is a member of the Global Management Team at HSO and plays an integral role in helping to create differentiation through product design and innovation.
Rakhi has over 15 years of experience in the ophthalmic industry. Prior to joining HSO, Rakhi was the Senior Director of Implantable Design and Development at Alcon. Prior to Alcon, Rakhi’s experience include Senior Program Manager at PowerVision, Inc. and varying roles of increasing responsibility at Abbott Medical Optics Inc. Rakhi earned her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, USA. She obtained a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and prior to that, graduated from John Hopkins University in Baltimore with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering.
About HOYA Surgical Optics
With more than 75 years of optical product expertise from the HOYA Group and over 30 years of experience in designing and producing intraocular lenses (IOL), HOYA Surgical Optics’ mission is to improve vision and quality of life for millions of people suffering from cataract.
Based on the core tenets of Quality, Trust, Dedication and Attention to Detail, Hoya Surgical Optics develops innovative and high-quality products that offer ease of use, safety and reliability to eye surgeons and ophthalmologists worldwide. HOYA Surgical Optics is the fastest growing IOL company in the world and the global market leader in developing preloaded IOLs.
HOYA Surgical Optics is a division of HOYA Corporation.