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Irene Sophia Joseph


Irene Sophia Joseph, is an accomplished professional in optometry, M.Optom, FIAOMC, and FBCLA, reflecting her commitment to excellence and continuous advancement in her field.

With an impressive track record spanning over two decades, Irene has distinguished herself as a dedicated and passionate optometrist. Her academic foundation was completed at the Elite School of Optometry, Sankara Nethralaya in India, where she acquired the knowledge and skills that have shaped her career.

Before joining Genesis Healthcare, Irene was the Senior Optometrist at Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai. Her expertise extends to the specialized realm of myopia control with Orthokeratology lenses. She has been a certified Orthokeratologist for 15 years. As a testament to her international recognition in this domain, apart from obtaining a Fellowship , she also holds the position of Secretary at the International Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control, based in the United States. Additionally, her stature is further affirmed by her Fellowship with the British Contact Lens Association.

Irene’s proficiency goes beyond conventional optometry, as she excels in managing complex cases like keratoconus involving irregular corneas and ocular surface disorders. Her adept use of scleral lenses and hybrid lenses in these scenarios showcases her commitment to providing comprehensive and innovative solutions. Furthermore, her skill set encompasses electrodiagnostics and ocular imaging, demonstrating a holistic approach to eye care.

Actively engaging with the global optometric community, Irene has contributed to national and international conferences. Her participation underscores her dedication to staying abreast of the latest advancements in her field and sharing her insights with fellow professionals.



  • Masters In Optometry (MOptom)
  • Fellow of International Academy or Orthokeratology and Myopia Control (IAOMC)
  • Fellow of British Contact Lens Association (BCLA)

Professional Memberships:

  • International Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control (IAOMC)
  • British Contact Lens Association (BCLA)
  • International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE)
  • International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV)
  • Optometry Council of India (OCI)
  • Indian Optometric Association (IOA)

Clinical Experience:

  • Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai
  • Sankara Nethralaya Eye Hospital, India

Clinical Services:

  • Myopia management with Orthokeratology lenses and spectacle options
  • Scleral Contact lenses and corneal gas permeable lenses for irregular corneas
  • Ocular Diagnostics – Corneal Topography and Biometry
  • Low Vision Care with devices and rehabilitation
  • Vision Therapy for Amblyopia and Non-Strabismic Binocular Vision Disorders
  • Refraction for Adults and Children

If you would like to make an appointment to see Irene, please get in touch.