Mr Ian Pearce



  • Not Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Liverpool Hospital .

    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.


About me

Mr Pearce is Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon at St Paul’s Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital providing specialist services for AMD, Vitreo-Retinal surgery, Diabetic Eye Disease, Uveitis and Cataract surgery. He has been principal/chief investigator for numerous international and national trials of novel treatments and therapies such as intravitreal injections of Ozurdex, Lucentis, Eylea, Avastin and Ocriplasmin (Jetrea) and surgical management of AMD involving radiotherapy.

He is Past-President of the Ophthalmic Imaging Association, Director of the Clinical Eye Research Centre at St Paul’s Eye Unit and member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Professional Standards Committee. He represents the RCOPHTH at the DVLA Visual Standards Panel. He is a nominated Specialist Clinical Expert Advisor to NICE for the appraisal of novel technologies including Lucentis, Eylea, Ozurdex , Ocriplasmin (Jetrea) and intraocular radiotherapy. For the Department of Health he is chair of the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens TSE Ophthalmic Sub-group.

As well as delivering numerous invited international and national lectures Mr Pearce has authored 3 National Guidelines, 3 Book Chapters ( Evidenced-based Management of Diabetes, Complications of Vitreo-retinal Surgery, Barton and Powers Clinical Negligence) and over 60 publications cited >1000 times.
He has trained many UK and international retinal specialists through St Paul’s Eye Unit fellowship programmes, is Regional Advisor for Ophthalmology to Mersey Training Deanery, Mersey Deanery Programme Director for Medical Ophthalmology and examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery;
Age Related Macular Degeneration;
Diabetic Eye Disease;
Retinal Vein Occlusion;
Vitreoretinal surgery;
Epiretinal Membrane peel;

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Procedures completed

  • C7923

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for neovascular age related macular degeneration - (5-50)

    Spire Liverpool Hospital (5-50)

  • C8650

    Fluorescein angiography of eye (including ocular photography) - (5-50)

    Spire Liverpool Hospital (5-50)

  • C6930

    Injection into anterior chamber (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

    Spire Liverpool Hospital (1-5)

  • C7924

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for central retinal vein occlusion - (1-5)

    Spire Liverpool Hospital (1-5)

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

    Spire Liverpool Hospital (1-5)

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