Jane Ashworth


To book a consultation with Jane Ashworth:

Telephone: 07946 326 614
          Email: jane@childrenseyes.uk  

Jane Ashworth
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

Qualifications BMBCh (Oxon) FRCOphth PhD


Special Interests

General and specialised paediatric ophthalmology in particular strabismus (squint) in children, amblyopia (lazy eye), paediatric cataract, paediatric uveitis, genetic eye conditions, retinopathy of prematurity.

Jane was appointed as a Paediatric Ophthalmology consultant at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2007, following fellowship training. She leads the clinical and surgical management of a wide range of children’s eyes conditions, including childhood strabismus (surgical and botulinum toxin treatment), amblyopia, paediatric cataract (surgical treatment), paediatric uveitis and genetic eye conditions.

She takes part in regular multidisciplinary subspeciality clinics in paediatric uveitis, paediatric cataract and ophthalmic genetics, and has a particular interest in neurometabolic conditions. She takes part in the regional retinopathy of prematurity screening and treatment service.

In addition to her clinical expertise, Jane is actively involved in paediatric ophthalmology research, and has co-authored 3 book chapters and more than 50 publications together with receiving several research grants. She regularly speaks at national and international conferences, and has co-chaired workshops and study days on paediatric ophthalmology topics in both the US and UK.

Jane has a major role in teaching and training at MREH and regionally; she is Divisional Education Lead for MREH, and is also Training Program Director for Ophthalmology in the North West. She is clinical and educational supervisor to ophthalmology trainees at MREH, and leads the Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship program at MREH which attracts national and international candidates. She is an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, and also a member of  the American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) and the British Isles Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus association (BIPOSA).

Contact Details

Secreatry: Katie Lynane

Tel: 07946 326 614
email: jane@childrenseyes.uk

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