Dr Pavan Verkicharla is the Scientist researching on both basic and transnational aspects of myopia at the Myopia Research Lab in L V Prasad Eye Institute, India. Pavan pursued his PhD from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia and post-doctoral research from Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore. He has numerous publications in international peer-reviewed journals and is passionate about myopia research. He also serves as a reviewer for international peer-reviewed journals and is a recipient of the prestigious “Bernard Gilmartin Award” for his research. Dr Verkicharla holds research grants from both private organizations and the government of India for researching various aspects of myopia through a holistic approach. Besides, Pavan also heads ‘The Myopia Centre’ at the LVPEI where they actively provide various anti-myopia strategies.