Practices worked at
Mr Michael Wearne is a UK trained eye surgeon appointed as a Consultant Ophthalmologist in March 2000 by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
He initially trained as an Optometrist, gaining a First Class Honours degree in Ophthalmic Optics (UWIST, Cardiff), prior to studying Medicine at Birmingham University. Having spent a year doing Neurosurgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, Mr Wearne went on to specialize in Ophthalmology. He worked in Cheltenham and the Western Eye Hospital, London before spending 5 years higher surgical training at the world-famous Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. In his final year of training at Moorfields Mr Wearne completed a 12-month Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal surgery which allows him have an expertise in orbital, eyelid and tear duct surgery.
Mr Wearne has a Certificate in Medical Education and has a keen interest in teaching nurses, orthoptists and the next generation of eye surgeons. He has recently completed an online animated educational website (www.ophthalmologytraining.com) which is being used by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCO), London and the Irish College of Ophthalmologists for all new doctors entering Ophthalmology training.
For many years Mr Wearne has had an active teaching role in the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London. He is a Senior Surgical Tutor for the RCO and twice a year runs courses lecturing and teaching eye surgery to junior Ophthalmologists.
Mr Wearne has also used his Optometry background to run a hugely successful international Optics Course for doctors specializing in Ophthalmology and is also an Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London.
Finally Mr Wearne regularly attends and participates in National and International Ophthalmology Meetings. He has presented widely and has numerous publications in peer review eye journals.
- Cataract Surgery
- Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
- Blocked Tear Duct (NLDO) Surgery
- Complex Cataract Surgery
- Eye Test
- Glaucoma Surgeries
- Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
- Minor Eyelid Procedures
- Multifocal Intraocular Lens
- Ptosis Repair
- Routine Eye Exam
- Urgent Eye Care
- Corneal Disease
- Adult Ocular Motility Disorders
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
- Double Vision
- Droopy Eyelid (Ptosis)
- Dry Eyes
- Eye Infection
- Eye Problem
- Eye Problems
- Eyelid Cyst (Chalazion)
- Eyelid Lumps and Bumps
- Floaters (Eye)
- Lazy Eye
- Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
- Vision Problems
- Visual Stress
- Vitreous Haemorrhage
Medical Degree MB BS Birmingham Medical School 1991
BSc (hons) Ophthalmic Optics (1st class) University of Cardiff UWIST 1984
FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London 1995
Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery Moorfields Eye Hospital, London 1999
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Oculoplastic Surgery Society
European Society Cataract and Refractive Surgery
General Medical Council
Medical Defence Union