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Is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust and holds an honorary appointment at the University College London Hospital, both large teaching hospitals in central London.
He has special expertise in all aspects of paediatric ophthalmology, squints, general ophthalmology and cataract surgery.
He started his ophthalmology career at Kings College Hospital , London and has undergone specialist training at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.
He is involved in running a busy full time clinical service at the Royal Free, Whittington, Barnet General and Edgware hospitals which includes clinical work, training junior surgeons and allied clinical professionals, research and educational activities.
He is a member of the American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and the International Strabismological Association . He is a member of the Skills faculty at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and regularly teaches trainee surgeons on the Microsurgical skills course.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery; Botulinum therapy; Strabismus ('squint'); Paediatric ophthalmology
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Consultant at
University College London NHS Foundation Trust
Development of 3D vision
Tan N, Lim WS, Jain S. A survey of children’s reported experience in outpatient pediatric ophthalmology clinics. JPOS
Rampat R. Jain S.The Effect of Commonly Used Surgical Solutions on the Tensile Strength of Sutures. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2014;51(3):189-190.
Jain S, Thompson JR, Foot B, Tatham A, Eke T. Severe intraocular pressure rise following intravitreal triamcinolone: a national survey to estimate incidence and describe case profiles. Eye (Lond) 2014 Jan. Epub ahead of print
Watts P; Child maltreatment guideline working party of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK, Watts P, Adams G, Ainsworth J, Biswas S, Bonshek R, Fleck B, Goyal R, Jain S, Leitch J, Long V, Lloyd C, Luthert P, Maguire S, Mulvihill A, Rathod D, Simmons I, Tandon A, Taylor D, Williams C, Woodruff G. Abusive head trauma and the eye in infancy. Eye (Lond). 2013 Aug 30. doi: 10.1038/eye.2013.192. [Epub ahead of print]
Kim MJ, Jain S.What makes a good operation great? Factors determining patient satisfaction with local anaesthesia in cataract surgery. Eye (Lond). 2013 Jun 7. doi:10.1038/eye.2013.125.
Chiu M, Hennings C, Jain S. Is ophthalmic follow-up of premature infants necessary: a national survey. JPOS 2013.
Kontos A. Mitry D. Althauser S. Jain S. Acute serous macular detachment and cystoid macular oedema after uncomplicated phacoemulsification using standard dose subconjunctival cefuroxime. Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology. 2013
Ritchie A, Colapinto P, Jain S. The Psychological Impact of Strabismus: Does the angle really matter? Strabismus 2013
Koay S, Jain S, Cropley I, Petrushkin H, Beynon H. Endogenous endophthalmitis and liver abscesses. Acute Med. 2012;11(1):25-7.
Petrushkin H, Oyewole K, Jain S. Botulinum Toxin for the Treatment of Early Onset Esotropia in Children with Cerebral Palsy. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2012 Mar 1;49(2):125.
Tan N, Jolly R, Jain S. Fornix incision in Strabismus Surgery: The Park’s technique revisited. Journal of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2011 Sep 27;48:e55-7
Chan WH, Lloyd IC, Ashworth JL, Jain S, May K, Hughes I, Biswas S. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis associated with optic neuritis and marked peri-papillary hemorrhages. Eye (Lond). 2011 Dec;25(12):1658-9
Courses offered to GPs
10 diagnoses in paedaitric Ophthalmology you dont want to miss
Just another red eye? : What to refer and when
Development of the eye and visual function
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2008
- MS University of Delhi 2001
- MBBS University of Delhi 1998
Reference number 5196594
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist register in Ophthalmology, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
International Strabismologists Association
American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
European Association of Strabismology
- 215, Great Portland StreetLondon
- 08:30 - 12:00
- 020 3468 1929
- Royal Free Hospital, NW3 2QG
- 17:00 - 18:30
- 07938 561892
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.