AK Khurana ms, (London), Senior Professor and Ex-Head, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India. He has been teaching ophthalmology for the last about four decades. In addition to this book, he has written many popular books. His other books, namely Practical Ophthalmology, Anatomy and Physiology of Eye, Theory and Practice of Squint and Orthoptics, Ophthalmic Nursing and Modern System of Ophthalmology (MSO) series, have been well received by the medical students
Dr Khurana has published about 200 scientific papers in national and international journals of repute. He has also contributed several chapters for postgraduate reference books published in India and abroad. He has also been Editor of Haryana Journal of Ophthalmology, and Indian Journal of Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology (IJSPO) and North Zone Journal of Ophthalmology. He was awarded WHO Fellowship for higher studies at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He was also selected for a course and awarded certificate in Tropical Ophthalmology at International Centre for Eye Health, Institute of Ophthalmology, University of London, UK. He has been honored with Distinguished Author Award by the Federation of Educational Publishers of India, HOS Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology, Excellence Award by Strabismological Society of India, Gold Medal by Intraocular Implant, Refractive Society of India, Lifetime Achievement Award by HOS and National Lifetime Achievement Award by Uttarakhand State Ophthalmological Society (UKSOS), and Fellowship of All India Collegium of Ophthalmology (FAICO).