The Power List 2018
Professor of Ophthalmology with a joint appointment in Biomedical Engineering, Associate Medical Director, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL, USA
Sonia’s areas of clinical practice are cornea, cataract and refractive surgery, and her areas of research interest include laser applications in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery, and restoring accommodation. Her research in cutting-edge technology includes the use of high-resolution OCT imaging for anterior segment diseases. She is also using this technology to develop a novel-imaging device for the early detection of keratoconus. She holds several patents and has authored more than 150 book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as serving as the principal investigator in numerous drug and device trials.