Consultant Profile

Mr Nicholas Beare

Mr Nicholas Beare MA, MB ChB, FRCOphth, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Liverpool Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Macular degeneration
    • Oculoplastic surgery
    • Retinal disease
Special clinical interests:

Assessment and treatment of MD (Macular Degeneration or Age-Related Macular Degeneration)
Diabetic Eye Disease
Eye manifestations of medical disease

Research interests:

Malarial Retinopathy
Uveitis (Inflammatory eye disease)

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Liverpool University Hospital NHS Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
North of England Ophthalmology Society
Medical Ophthalmological Society
Yorkshire Retina Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
08444 990 617
Private secretary:
Suzanne Coslett
Private secretary telephone number:
0151 522 1859
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Tuesday pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Beare is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where he runs the MD service, and treats people with retinal conditions from Liverpool, Cheshire, North Wales and the North-West. He also provides a general ophthalmology service, including cataract surgery. He strives to ensure patients have an understanding of their condition and treatment options.

Mr Beare qualified from Cambridge (pre-clinical studies) and Edinburgh Universities (clinical training). He undertook specialist training in ophthalmology at Bristol Eye Hospital and St Paul’s Eye Unit, Liverpool. In addition he worked in Malawi for 3 years culminating in a thesis on Malarial Retinopathy which was awarded an MD by the University of Liverpool. He continues research on malaria, and is also involved in international trials of new treatments for AMD and Diabetic Eye Disease. 

Mr Beare has extensive experience in the assessment of ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ AMD, and in the treatment of wet AMD with injectable medicines such as Lucentis. He also specialises in diabetic eye disease, small-incision cataract surgery and the effect of medical conditions on the eye.

Personal profile:

Mr Beare (pronounced ‘Bear’) lives in south Liverpool with his wife and three children. He enjoys cycling and running and getting out into the countryside with the family.  He has had photographs published in two calendars, and been short-listed for the Sir David Attenborough Wildlife Photography Prize.

Recommended links:

Mr Beare is a member of The Liverpool Eye Clinic based at One Penny Lane Clinic.

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