Dr. Hiroko Bissen-Miyajima is Professor and Chief of the Ophthalmology Department at Tokyo Dental College, Suidobashi Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. She specializes in cataract and refractive surgery and her reputation as a skilled surgeon is well known around the globe. She served as president of the Japanese Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (JSCRS) and the International Intraocular Implant Club (IIIC). Besides winning many prominent video and paper awards in the area of cataract and refractive surgery, Dr. Bissen-Miyajima was the APACRS LIM Lecture awardee in 2011 and the IIIC Medal awardee in 2013. Dr. Bissen-Miyajima is a regular reviewer for several ophthalmic journals, and is an editorial board member for JCRS.