Jane Olver is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon at the Western Eye and Charing Cross Hospitals, London (Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust). She also practices privately and founded Clinica London, www.clinicalondon.co.uk). She specializes in Oculoplastic and Endo-Lacrimal Surgery, and also carries out Aesthetic Rejuvenation surgery and treatments.
Jane graduated from St Thomas Hospital Medical School in 1979 and completed her Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in 1994 where she had done two Fellowships, in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and in Adnexal surgery.
In 2000 Jane co-founded the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS) and became its inaugural secretary. She contributed to writing the BOPSS constitution and helped organize several of the initial BOPSS annual meetings. Her greatest achievement for BOPSS was co-ordinating the 2006 Joint meeting of European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ESOPRS) and BOPSS in London.
Jane has written two Ophthalmic books,; Colour Atlas of Lacrimal Surgery and Ophthalmology at a Glance which is now entering its second edition. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers and enjoys lecturing both Nationally and Internationally. She enjoys teaching and training Fellows and Residents.
In 2012 she has been invited to talk at Fusion 2012 in Hyderabad and at the World Ophthalmology Congress WOC in Abu Dhabi on lacrimal, oculoplastic and aesthetic topics, and most recently in April at the 2012 Asio Pacific Association of Ophthalmology (APAO) Meeting in Korea (South) on Endo-Lacrimal surgery.
This year she was part of the team that has been awarded by the Royal College of Ophthalmology the Treacher Collins Prize for a DVD on Viscoelastic with Fluorescein for filling and identifying the lacrimal sac in endo-mlacrimal dacryocystorhinostomy.