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Mr Jonathan Clarke is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, specialising in glaucoma and cataract. He is currently the research lead for industry initiated pharmaceutical studies in the glaucoma department and is principle investigator for several ongoing studies.
Mr Clarke studied as an undergraduate at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. He trained in London, Windsor and Southampton and his higher surgical training was undertaken as a Fellow in the Glaucoma Service at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
He sees patients at Moorfields at Mile End Hospital, where he is Clinical Lead and at the City site.
His major research interests include assessments of visual function in glaucoma and wound healing after glaucoma surgery with improved surgical outcomes. He is a member of the Secretary of State for Transport’s Honorary Medical Advisory Panel on Driving and Visual Disorders and a previous expert committee member of the Glaucoma section of the European Vision Institute Clinical Research Network. Following a two year period of an MRC funded Clinical Research Fellow at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital where he completed his MD thesis on wound healing after glaucoma surgery. He is a member of the Clinical Advisory Panel for the charity Glaucoma UK. He is active in cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma interventions and all forms of glaucoma surgery.
Areas of interest
Glaucoma diagnosis and treatment; trabeculectomy; glaucoma drainage devices; Baerveldt tubes; Ahmed tubes; laser iridotomy, selective laser trabeculoplasty; phacoemusification with intraocular lens implant; Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, including IStent W, Hydrus and Preserflow; general ophthalmology; eye disease diagnosis
- Mr Sean Dunne
- London Eye Diagnostic Centre 23 Harley Street LONDON W1G 9QN
- 020 7323 5967
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Andrew H Presland Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Glaucoma Surgical Outcomes
Wound healing after glaucoma surgery
Clinical trials in new glaucoma treatments
Medical School prizes
The Wellcome Trust Students Elective Prize for elective project design
British Medical and Dental Students’ Trust Elective Award
Ophthalmology Prize Ester C. Seifert Paediatric Prize
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Spanish - Basic
Husain R, Clarke JC, Seah SK, Khaw PT. A review of trabeculectomy in East Asian people-the influence of race. Eye (2005) 19, 243-252.
J Clarke, C Sangermani, R Husain, P Khaw. Glaucoma: surgical treatments and anti-scarring strategies. Postgraduate Doctor, Vol 27 no1: 243-53. Feb 2005.
Jones E, Clarke JC, Khaw PTK. Recent advances in trabeculectomy techniques. Curr Opin Ophthalmol 2005, 16: 107-113.
Khaw P and Clarke J. Maximising The Success of Trabeculectomy: The Moorfields Safer Surgery System. Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, 2008, Vol 22 no 2: p139-48.
Clarke JCK, Boodhna T, Khaw PT. The role of surgical intervention in reducing costs. Glaucoma Today, Early Spring 2011; 55-57.
Khan S, Clarke J and Kotecha A, Comparison of optometrist glaucoma referrals against published guidelines. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 2012 Vol 32 (6) 472-477.
E Cabourne · J Clarke · P Schlottmann · J Evans. Mitomycin C versus 5-Fluorouracil for wound healing in glaucoma surgery. Nov 2015 · Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Sandhu A, Clarke J. Stability and safety of MA50 intraocular lens placed in the sulcus. Eye 30, 1397-1398. 2016.
J Clarke, R Puertas, A Kotecha,P Foster, K Barton. Virtual clinics in glaucoma care: face-to-face versus remote decision-making. Br J Ophthalmol. 11 October 2016
Holdsworth E, Datta J, Marks D, Kuper H, Lee H, Leamon S, Lindfield R, Wormald R, Clarke J, Elkarmouty A, Macdowall W. A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of a Community-Based Glaucoma Check Service in Hackney, London, UK. Ophthalmic epidemiology. 2017 Mar 13:1-9.
R Tailor, M. Kinsella and J Clarke. Long-term outcome of intravitreal bevacizumab followed by Ahmed valve implantation in the Management of Neovascular Glaucoma. October 2017 Seminars in Ophthalmology.
Murdoch I, Baker H, Odouard C, Kapessa I, Clarke J, Dhalla K. Long-term follow-up of phacotrabeculectomy surgery in Tanzania. Eye. 2019 Mar 1.
Aptel F, Pfeiffer N, Schmickler S, Clarke J, Lavín-Dapena C, Moreno-Montañés J, Żarnowski T, Csutak A, Jugaste T, Volksone L, Astakhov YS. Noninferiority of Preservative-free Versus BAK-preserved Latanoprost-timolol Fixed Combination Eye Drops in Patients With Open-angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension. Journal of glaucoma. 2019 Jun 1;28(6):498-506.
Stalmans I, Lemij H, Clarke J, Baudouin C. Signs and Symptoms of Ocular Surface Disease: The Reasons for Patient Dissatisfaction with Glaucoma Treatments. Clinical Ophthalmology. 2020 Oct 30;14:3675-80.
- BSc (Hons) Upper second class, Intercalated in Biochemistry with Medical Science University of London 1993
- MB BS University of London 1996
- Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2010
- Doctorate of Medicine Institute of Ophthalmology, London 2010
Reference number 4311393
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology specialist register , 2010
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)
Surgical trabeculectomy or other penetrating glaucoma procedures (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)
Laser trabeculoplasty (including topical or local anaesthetic) - unilateral - (1-5)
Removal of corneal suture - (1-5)