Mr Nicholas Glover 04098634


  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Ramsay The Westbourne Centre, Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.


Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Refractive surgery
  • Surgical

About me

I completed my higher surgical training at the Oxford Eye Hospital where I also undertook fellowships in medical and retinal surgery.

Since qualification as a consultant eye surgeon with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London) I have performed over 20,000 cataract and retinal procedures.

I was appointed to the ophthalmology department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham in 2008

As a fee assured consultant your insurance will fully cover the costs of any treatment or surgery required.

If you are self funding, my aim is to ensure that you are offered the most cost effective treatment.

I perform all surgery using local anaesthetic as this allows for rapid recovery back to normal activity. For most people vision recovers within a few days of surgery and they are able to return to driving after one week.

My team are able to perform local anaesthetic surgery on many patients who are otherwise deemed as unsuitable due to coexisting medical problems. This includes patients who have head tremor (such as Parkinson's disease ), those who have difficulty following instructions (Dementia, Alzheimer's, and profound hearing loss) and those who have concerns about remaining still during surgery (such as chronic cough, breathing difficulties). This often means that a general anaesthetic can be avoided.

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery; Cataract surgery with correction of astigmatism; Cataract surgery to reduce spectacle dependence

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