Prof. Dr. M. Nazrul Islam is Professor of Ophthalmology at BIRDEM Hospital, Dhaka, and senior glaucoma consultant, cataract surgeon, and Director of Bangladesh Eye Hospital. He trained in phacoemulsification with Dr. Pannet Pangputhipong in 1997 and in glaucoma surgery with Prof. Robert Ritch in 2005. He is Acting President of the Bangladesh Glaucoma Society and Bangladesh Eye Care Society, Chairman of Jessore Community Eye Hospital, board member of the Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS), and Vice President of the Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh and BSCRS. He is Chief Editor of the Journal of Bangladesh Glaucoma Society and has written five books on the eye. He has been widely acknowledged with national and international awards for service in ophthalmic field.