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Mr Rohit Jolly

BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCOphth

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Mr Rohit Jolly BSc MBBS FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with subspecialist interests in paediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus and neuro-ophthalmology, adult cataract surgery and general ophthalmology. He is the clinical lead for Emergency Eye Care at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust where he holds a substantive NHS consultant post.

Mr Jolly graduated from the University College London with a degree in medicine and also neuroscience for which he achieved the Deans list prize for recognition of his outstanding achievement. He undertook his ophthalmic training within the North Thames London Deanery, rotating through many different hospitals including the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, acquiring a breadth of experience from leading clinicians within their fields as well as winning prizes for quality improvement and leadership.

He has furthered his extensive experience by undertaking a fellowship at the Royal Free in paediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus and cataract surgery, learning the modern techniques of squint surgery as well as its medical management. In addition to this he has a keen interest in acute ophthalmic care and has held the position of a consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital in the busiest dedicated ophthalmic eye casualty in Europe.

Mr Jolly has always been passionate about teaching and training and is heavily involved in the education of junior ophthalmic surgeons as well as expanding the role of general medical physicians and optometrists in the management of ophthalmic complaints. He has been involved in setting up a number of teaching programmes to help equip professionals with the highest level of understanding and confidence, in order to provide patients with the best care possible.

The approach to patient care has to be specifically tailored to each individual, whether a child or adult, and involve them along this journey and decision making process. This principle is something Mr Jolly firmly believes in and his compassionate, calm and competent approach is something that puts him in a position where patients have continued to place trust in him.

When not at work Mr Jolly enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, practising yoga and playing cricket.

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital

Year qualified


Country of qualification

United Kingdom

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu


  • Ophthalmology
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology
  • Adult Strabismus and Cataract

Procedures offered

  • Strabismus surgery for adults and children
  • Cataract surgery
  • Botulinum toxin injections for strabismus
  • Botulinum toxin injections for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm
  • Lid lesion removal for adults and children
  • Nasolacrimal duct syringing and probing for children
  • YAG capsulotomy
  • Emergency ophthalmic repair of lid and ocular trauma

Mr Rohit Jolly, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London