Miss Jennifer Forbes

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MB BS, Bsc, FRCS (Ophth) (Glasgow), FRCOphth

Year qualified:1984

Specialty

Personal profile

Miss Forbes is a General Ophthalmologist with an interest in ocular surface disorders. She is an experienced phacoemulsification cataract surgeon and trained at the Royal Free Hospital and Moorfields Hospital, completing a fellowship in corneal disorders including contact lens problems, eye surface disease, and cataract surgery at Moorfields before taking up a post as an NHS Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal Free Hospital in 1999.

She has been Hon Secretary to the Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association, and is currently College Tutor at the Royal Free Hospital.

Professional Membership



  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists

  • British Medical Association

  • Royal Society of Medicine

  • Oxford Ophthalmological Congress

  • Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association

  • Bowman Club

Clinical Interests



  • General ophthalmology

  • Small incision cataract surgery (phacoemulsification)

  • Ocular surface disorders including dry eye

  • Contact lens problems and ocular allergy (adult and children).

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