Mr Christopher Jenkins: Ophthalmology

Mr Christopher Jenkins


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  • Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at BMI The Somerfield Hospital, KIMS Hospital Limited, Spire Alexandra Hospital .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.



About me

Mr Christopher Jenkins is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the BMI Somerfield Hospital in Maidstone. After qualifying from St. Thomas’s Hospital in 1984, he trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, St Thomas’s Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital (part of St Mary’s Hospital) London. In 1991, he was appointed a Registrar at Moorfields Eye Hospital from where he obtained a Fulbright scholarship to study in the USA, at the Ivy League universities of Columbia and subsequently Cornel in New York. He was reappointed as a Senior Registrar to Moorfields Eye Hospital where he remained until his appointment as a consultant to Maidstone in 1997. He runs clinics specialising in cornea and external disease, cataract and glaucoma at Maidstone. He also runs intravitreal injection clinics for macular degeneration and diabetic macular oedema.

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery; Glaucoma; Medical Retina

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Procedures completed

  • C7923

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for neovascular age related macular degeneration - (5-50)


  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (5-50)


  • C6111

    Laser trabeculoplasty (including topical or local anaesthetic) - unilateral - (5-50)


  • C7924

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for central retinal vein occlusion - (5-50)


  • C2650

    Probing of nasolacrimal system +/- syringing and/or irrigation - (1-5)


  • C2220

    Biopsy of lesion of eyelid - (1-5)

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