Michael Wearne

Consultant Opthalmologist

BSc (Hons) Ophthalmic Optics 1st Class UWIST, Cardiff 1984 MB BS, Birmingham 1991 FRCOphth, London 1995 Oculoplastics and Lacrimal Fellowship, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London 1999-2000
Year qualified:
Consultant headshot

Clinical interests

All aspects of occuloplastics and lacrimal conditions including:

Eyelid abnormalities/malpositions, Periocular lumps and bumps, Facial weakness, Thyroid eye disease, Epiphora, Cataract surgery including toric and multifocal lenses

Personal profile

Mr Wearne is a UK-trained eye surgeon who was 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 prior to studying Medicine at Birmingham University. Mr Wearne was fortunate to spend all five years of his higher surgical training at the world famous Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He finished at Moorfields by completing a 12-month Fellowship in Oculoplastic surgery.

Mr Wearne has a Certificate in Medical Education and for many years has had an active teaching role in the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London. He runs a hugely successful international Optics Course for doctors specialising in Ophthalmology and is also an Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

He regularly attends and participates in national and international Ophthalmology meetings. He has presented widely and has numerous publications in peer review eye journals.