Mr Jonathan Ross

Mr Jonathan Ross

Consultant Ophthalmologist


Specialises in

  • Laser eye surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Vision correction surgery
  • Eyelid surgery

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon based in Edinburgh since 2010. I am a specialist in cataract surgery, laser eye surgery, vision correction surgery and eyelid surgery.

Scotland's only hospital based service offering a full range of vision correction and cataract solutions. For cataract patients; multifocal and trifocal lens surgery, toric implants, accommodative lenses and standard (NHS) lens surgery. For vision correction patients; multifocal, trifocal, toric, accommodative and standard lens exchange, LASIK, PRK LASEK and EpiLASEK laser eye surgery.

For previous NHS cataract patients who want better vision without glasses; Sulcoflex piggy back multifocals, top up laser eye surgery. Poor vision from corneal scarring; excimer laser corneal reshaping (photo therapeutic keratectomy). Collagen crosslinking for keratoconus patients. 

Glaucoma patients; complete 'preventative care' programme. Complete range of functional and cosmetic eyelid surgery. Edinburgh and Lothian temporal artery biopsy service.

All treatment is offered with a full range of anaesthetic options with 'drops only plus intravenous sedation' being the recommended option for most procedures.


General Medical Council Number: C4555755

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Jonathan Ross at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Cataract surgery
  • Lacrimal disorders
  • Refractive surgery

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Additional information

Cataract surgery
Refractive surgery

Advanced lens technology cataract surgery. Drops only (no injections) cataract surgery. Refractive clear lens exchange surgery. Surgery to see without glasses. New clinical interests: Multifocal, trifocal, accommodative, toric and standard lens surgery. Advanced cataract surgery. Refractive lens exchange vision correction for long and short sighted people wearing spectacles and contact lenses. Laser eye surgery vision correction (LASIK, LASEK, PRK, EpiLASEK). Complete glaucoma 'preventative care' programme. Full range of eyelid surgery (functional and cosmetic).

Professional memberships

Fellow, Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Member, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Member, British Association of Cosmetic Doctors

Member, Scottish Ophthalmological Club

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Borders General Hospital

Originally from Balerno on the outskirts of Edinburgh, I completed my schooling in Chiswick and Richmond, West London. Since my Glasgow University days I have lived, worked and studied in Scotland, England, Wales, Africa, India, Pakistan and New Zealand. During my surgical training I was Chairman of the Royal College Ophthalmic Trainees Group and ophthalmic representative of the Association of the Medical Royal Colleges.

In my spare time I enjoy art and photography. I now live in the Scottish Borders with my wife and four young children and am Managing Director of Eye and Face Clinic Ltd.

Mr Ross owns 50% of Laservision Scotland Ltd, which owns 100% of a WaveLight Excimer Laser used at Spire Shawfair Park Hospital.