Mr Michael Wearne

Mr Michael Wearne

MB ChB, Bsc (Hons) 1st class, MBCO, FRCOphth

Ophthalmology, Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Medicine

31 years of experience
22 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.99

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Wonderful “
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Subspecialties

  • Cataract
  • Emergency Ophthalmology
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Vision Correction Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3549830
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £180

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital

    Warren Road, Brighton, United Kingdom, BN2 6DX
    43 reviews

    Eastbourne Eye Clinic

    11 Station Street Inside The Dental Practice, Polegate, United Kingdom, BN26 6AT
    27 reviews

    Eastbourne District General Hospital

    Kings Dr, Eastbourne, United Kingdom, BN21 2UD
    1 review

    About

    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.

    Procedures

    • 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
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    Special interests

    • Astigmatism
    • Blepharitis
    • Corneal Disease
    • Adult Ocular Motility Disorders
    • Blephex
    • Cataracts
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Double Vision
    • Droopy Eyelid (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropian
    • Entropion
    • Eye Infection
    • Eye Problem
    • Eye Problems
    • Eyelid Cyst (Chalazion)
    • Eyelid Lumps and Bumps
    • Floaters (Eye)
    • Glaucoma
    • Lazy Eye
    • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
    • Presbyopia
    • Squints
    • Strabismus
    • Uveitis
    • Vision Problems
    • Visual Stress
    • Vitreous Haemorrhage
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    Education

    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

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.99
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Cataract
    8/109
    Astigmatism
    2/109
    Blepharitis
    2/109
    Cataract Surgery
    1/109
    Corneal Disease
    1/109
    Ophthalmology
    1/109
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    Wonderful
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    I have been a patient of Mr Wearne for 13 years and have always found him to be sincere, caring and very skilled at what he does. Also I feel very comfortable with him and always trust his judgement. I hope he never retires.
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    Excellent service from start to finish
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    Excellent, rapid service. Very satisfactory result, highly recommended
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    I always feel comforting when I wish and know I am being treated by someone with great knowledge and skills.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Both eyes were operated on for cataracts removal and multifocal lens inserted with excellent results - Mr Wearne and his team were skilled and compassionate at all times through the treatment and afterwards
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Always very kind, very caring. Nothing is too much trouble. A very personal service delivered by a very caring team. Thank you!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    5 stars - amazing care and attention. Wonderful consultant, very happy patient!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Excellent care from the start of the process to the end. Mr Wearne and all his team of reception and nursing staff were kind, helpful, responsive and communicated well. A big thank you.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Ultimate professionalism, caring, reassuring and Gentlemanly. Sympathetic superb patient empathy
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