Mr Nicholas Hickley

Mr Nicholas Hickley

MBChB, FRCOphth

Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Medicine, Ophthalmology

13 years of experience
2 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.93

Top feedback

“Very patient and considerate“
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Subspecialties

  • Cataract
  • Emergency Ophthalmology
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 7039559
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £160

    Practices worked at

    Spire Cheshire Hospital

    Fir Tree Close Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom, WA4 4LU
    153 reviews

    Instinct Gym and Wellbeing

    78 High St, Tarporley, United Kingdom, CW6 0AT
    0 reviews

    Eye Correction Centre Bangor

    197 High Street, Bangor, United Kingdom, LL57 1NU
    0 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    10:00 - 17:00
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    10:00 - 13:30
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Mr Hickley is a consultant ophthalmologist at Countess of Chester Hospital, where he also serves as the clinical lead for Emergency Ophthalmology. He also has a private practice at the Eye Correction Centre. He has expertise in basic ophthalmology and primary care and specialises in oculoplastic surgery, lacrimal surgery, and cataract surgery.

    Mr Hickley graduated from The University of Leeds Medical School in 2009 and worked as a house officer in Yorkshire before working in Cairns, Australia, for a year. He then returned to the United Kingdom where he began his ophthalmology registrar training in the Mersey region. He worked at the world-famous St Paul's Eye Hospital in Liverpool, as well as the Alder Hey Children's Hospital. He subsequently completed a year-long fellowship at Manchester Eye Hospital which focused on oculoplastic, lacrimal, and orbital surgery. Following this, he undertook an 18-month fellowship in oculoplastic, lacrimal, and orbital surgery at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

    Mr Hickley also studied fine art at A-level and achieved the highest grade in his year. He remains a keen artist today and also believes that his artistic background has served as an important foundation block to his career as a surgeon.

    Procedures

    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    • Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Urgent Eye Care
    • Blocked Tear Duct (NLDO) Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Eyelid Cyst (Chalazion) Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    • Minor Eyelid Procedures
    • Muscle Relaxation Treatment (for Wrinkles)
    • Orbital Surgeries
    • Ptosis Repair
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    Special interests

    • Eye Problem
    • Blepharitis
    • Droopy Eyelid (Ptosis)
    • Glaucoma
    • Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)
    • Cataracts
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Ectropian
    • Entropion
    • Eye Infection
    • Eye Tumours
    • Eyelid Cyst (Chalazion)
    • Eyelid Lumps and Bumps
    • Floaters (Eye)
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    Education

    MB ChB 2009 University of Leeds

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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.93
    Eye Problem
    5/14
    YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    3/14
    Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    2/14
    Blepharitis
    1/14
    Cataract
    1/14
    Cataract Surgery
    1/14
    Droopy Eyelid (Ptosis)
    1/14
    Glaucoma
    1/14
    Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)
    1/14
    Urgent Eye Care
    1/14
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very patient and considerate
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Really pleased with how Mr. Hickley dealt with my eye problem. He put me at ease and explained everything to me in a calm and professional manner and then proceeded to treat me with care and courtesy. Thank you Mr. Hickley.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    From start to finish Mr Hickley was kind, considerate and informative. He put me at my ease throughout the procedure and afterwards. I am extremely happy with the results and it’s only 3 weeks since my procedure.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Extremely pleased with my experience with Mr. Hinckley. He explained and reassured me about the treatment. He was very patient and he clearly explained what he was doing and his intentions for the future. If needed, I will visit him again. Thank you.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Words really cannot describe how positive my experience with Mr Hickley has been. His explanations of both the condition of my eye and what he could do to alleviate the issue were clearly and patiently delivered. The procedure to my eye was carried out swiftly in a calm and considered manner. Not once did I feel anxious due to the professionalism of Mr Hickley. The end result is outstanding; I cannot express how pleased I am with my newly restored ability to read up close once again - no more holding a menu at arms length for me! Thank you, thank you and thank you again!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Pleasant, good feedback and identified issues outside scope of original visit which required urgent follow-up
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I was referred to Mr Hickey by Mr Quah for eye lid surgery. From the moment I met Mr Hickley I felt at ease and by the end of my initial consultation I totally understood what the surgery would involve. Mr Hickley explained in detail my options, showed me using a mirror so I could visualise each option and answered any questions I had - I left fully confident in Mr Hickley. When I got to hospital he came to see me, calmed my nerves and throughout the procedure was checking I was ok. It is now 7 weeks since I had the procedure and I am so very happy with the result. I would have no hesitation in recommending Mr Hickey.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Short consultation and treatment, very pleasant manner, no discomfort during or after.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I visited Mr Hickley at the beginning of 2022. From the initial consultation to the procedures themselves I felt understood, educated and in very safe hands. This treatment without a doubt has changed my life and has given me a new found confidence, having diagnosed and treated a condition I was unaware of until visiting. Many thanks to you, see you soon!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr Hickley is a very professional, encouraging and knowledgeable consultant who has advised me wisely about my eye condition. It has improved beyond bounds. I would highly recommend him.
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