aravindMJF. Ln. Dr. J. LAKSHMANAN, 
M.B.B.S, D.O., (DIP. N.B. Ophthal), MCh (Ophthal), PGDHSc (Diabetology) and Medical Law and Ethics, MBA(Health care & Hospital Management), Diploma in Astrology, Hony-FCGP.

MJF. Ln. DR. J. LAKSHMANAN the Chairman and Medical Director who heads ARAVIND SAI EYE HOSPITAL (A.S.E.H), has 27 years of Post Graduate experience in Ophthalmology. He is a Proud Alumni of Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai (1988- 1993). Later, he headed the Ophthalmic Department in a Multi Speciality hospital in Malapuram, Kerala for four years. In April 1997 on Tamil New Year day, ASEH was founded by him. He has to his credit 35000 IOL surgeries, Two lakh Refractions and has examined around 3 lakhs out patients.

MJF. Ln. Dr. J. Lakshmanan is a Life member of Indian Medical Association IMA (Tambaram Branch), Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Association (TNOA) and All India Ophthalmic Society (AIOS). Because of his interest in community service, he was instrumental in starting the Lions Club of Pammal and initially was the Charter President of Lions Club of Pammal. He later held the posts of Dist. Chairperson – Sight First, Spectacle Distribution and Eye donation and Zone Chairperson etc., in Lions Clubs international Dist 324 A6 since 2001.

To arouse awareness about the diseases of the Eye, their Curability and also about Eye Donation, MJF. Ln. Dr. J. Lakshmanan has reached thousands of people indirectly by Live Question and Answer programme through many Tamil TV Channels i.e., Pothigai TV, Raj TV, Raj Digital Plus, Jaya TV, and Jaya Plus.