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Mr Nicholas Beare

Mr Nicholas Beare

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MA, MB ChB, FRCOphth, MD

Practising at

Spire Liverpool Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Nicholas Beare at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

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Professional profile

I am a member of The Liverpool Eye Clinic based at Penny Lane Clinic, Spire Liverpool. I am a specialist in treating people with retinal conditions, including AMD, Diabetic Eye Disease, Uveitis and Macular Disease. My NHS practice is in the position of Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where I am Lead Clinician for the AMD service. I also provide a general ophthalmology service, including cataract surgery. I strive to ensure patients have a full understanding of their condition and treatment options.

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

I have extensive experience in the assessment of ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ AMD, and in the treatment of wet AMD with injectable medicines such as Lucentis and Eylea. I am a member of the national NICE AMD guidelines committee. I also specialise in Diabetic Eye Disease, small-incision cataract surgery and the effect of medical conditions on the eye including inflammatory conditions (uveitis).

Cataract Surgery AMD - intravitreal Lucentis, intravitreal Eylea, intravitreal Avastin Diabetic Eye Disease - assessment and laser treatment Central Serous Chorioretinopathy - photodynamic therapy, intravitreal Avastin Eyelid cyst excision Blepharoplasty Out/in-turning eyelid (Ectropion/Entropion) repair.

I strive to ensure patients have an understanding of their condition and treatment options.


Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Diabetic eye disease
Macular degeneration
Neuro-opthalmology
Ophthalmology


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Qualification and professional memberships

MA / Cambridge University / 1991
Medical Sciences

MB ChB / University of Edinburgh / 1994
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCOphth / London / 1998
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists


Professional memberships

Medical Retina Group
Yorkshire Retina Society
International Uveitis Study Group
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
North of England Ophthalmological Society


Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for AMD, Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Nice AMD Clinical Guidelines Development Committee

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Current NHS posts

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool

Royal Liverpool University Hospital NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I live in south Liverpool with my wife and three children. I enjoy cycling and running and getting out into the countryside with the family.

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Private contact details

Telephone 08444 990617
Website http://www.theliverpooleyeclinic.co.uk
Private secretary Suzanne Coslett
Private secretary telephone 0151 522 1859
Private secretary email Suzanne.coslett@spirehealthcare.com