Mr Jonathan Boulton is a Consultant Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic Surgeon. An undergraduate at Trinity College, Cambridge, he later qualified in London and trained in ophthalmology in London, Bristol and Bath. Upon completion of his basic training, he completed a fellowship in oculoplastic and lacrimal (tear duct) surgery with Professor Timothy Sullivan in Brisbane, Australia.
Later in his training, he would undertake a visiting attachment at the Jules Stein Eye Institute with Professor Robert Goldberg. During this time, he was trained in the surgical management of functional and cosmetic abnormalities of the eyelid and lacrimal system by a whole host of world-renowned surgeons.
In 2000, Mr Boulton was appointed as consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal United Hospital Bath, where he has been head of department and deputy director of surgery. In addition to maintaining a busy general ophthalmology service, he provides a specialist oculoplastic and lacrimal service in Bath.
A founding member of the Association of Ophthalmologists and the Ophthalmic Clinical Leads Forum, he has a thriving private practice, which specialises in high-precision cataract and oculoplastic surgery including cosmetic blepharoplasty. Currently, he practises privately at CircleBath and was a founding partner of Circle Health, where he was chairman of the hospital board for five years.
Mr Boulton specialises in the treatment of cataracts, ptosis (droopy eyelid), abnormalities of lid position (ectropion/entropion), lid tumours, xanthelasma (minor growths on the eyelids caused by cholesterol under the skin), and lid lumps and bumps. He also performs blepharoplasty – the removal of excessive eyelid skin.
Other relevant interests are his active membership of the British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society www.bopss.org) and The Royal College Of Ophthalmologists (www.rcophth.ac.uk).