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Mr Jonathan Boulton

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Mr Jonathan Boulton is a Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon. He was an undergraduate at Trinity College, Cambridge, 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.

He also undertook 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 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 founder member of the Association of Ophthalmologists and the Ophthalmic Clinical Leads Forum, he has a thriving private practice specialising in high-precision cataract and oculoplastic surgery including cosmetic blepharoplasty. He practises privately at Circle Bath.

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 and The Royal College Of Ophthalmologists. He was a founder partner of Circle Health , and was chairman of the hospital board for five years.

Mr Boulton is recognised by all major medical insurance schemes.


  • Cataract surgery

  • Droopy eyes (ptosis)

  • Eye bags and dark circles

  • Eyelid cyst chalazion

  • Eyelid cyst removal

  • Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)

  • General ophthalmology

  • Posterior capsule opacification

  • Short-sightedness

  • Watering eye surgery

  • Yag laser capsulotomy

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Additional information about Mr Jonathan Boulton

Jonathan Boulton is married with two teenage daughters. He enjoys tennis, cricket, golf and cycling.

Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal United Hospital, Bath


Thyroid eye disease

Eyelid tumour management and reconstruction

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Member of the Royal College of Physicians

Member of United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Member of European Society of cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Member of British Oculoplastics Surgery Society

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships on your left take the first exit on the roundabout into Wellow Lane. Then take the first left into Foxcote Avenue and the Bath Business Park. Sulis Hospital is located immediately on your right hand side and the entrance is opposite the entrance to Mercedes-Benz.


A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses to Peasedown St John. Please note the nearest bus stop is a short walk.