Mr Jonathan Ross

Mr Jonathan Ross

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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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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Professional profile

Availability - Shawfair: Thursday 6pm-8pm, Friday 5pm-8pm.

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 eye lid surgery. Edinburgh and Lothian temporal artery biopsy service. All treatment is offered with a full full range of anaesthetic options with 'drops only plus intravenous sedation' being the recommended option for most procedures.

Clinical Interests

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).

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow, Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Member, British Association of Cosmetic Doctors
Member, Scottish Ophthalmological Club

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Borders General Hospital

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Personal Profile

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.

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Financial Interests

Mr Ross is a shareholder of Laservision Scotland Ltd which owns 100% of a wavelight excimer laser used at the Hospital.

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