Dr. Amar Agarwal, M.B.B.S, M.S, F.R.C.S, F.R.C.Ophth [Lon], is a Founder and has been the Managing Director of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital Limited since May 19, 2009 and also served as its Compliance Officer. Prof. Agarwal heads Dr. Agarwal's group of eye hospitals which has 60 eye hospitals globally. He served as Professor of Ophthalmology at Ramachandra Medical College. Dr. Agarwal served as Joint Managing Director of Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospital Limited until May 19, 2009. He has been the Chairman of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital Limited since January 27, 2010. He serves as a Member of Scientific Advisory Board of Sanoculis Ltd. Prof. Agarwal serves as Executive & Non-independent Director of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital Limited. He serves as a Board of Directors of Dr. Agarwals Eye Institute Pvt. Ltd. He has received many awards for his work done in ophthalmology most significant being the Barraquer Award and the Kelman Award. His videos have won many awards at the film festivals of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS).

He has written more than 60 books which have been published in various languages: English, Spanish and Polish. He also trains doctors from all over the world in his center on phaco, bimanual phaco, lasik and retina. He is the recipient of the Best Doctor award of the State government from then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa on 15 August 2014. He is also the past President of the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) and Secretary General and Scientific Committee Chairman of the Indian Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society (IIRSI).