Mr Nicholas Beare 04121545


  • Not Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

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


Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Surgical

About me

Mr. Beare is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in disease of the retina including AMD, diabetes and inflammatory diseases. His special surgical interest is in cataract surgery.

Mr. Beare is a Consultant at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where is the lead clinician for the treatment of macular degeneration (including age-related macular degeneration, AMD). His private practice is in the Liverpool Eye Clinic within Spire Hospital Liverpool.

He has extensive experience in the assessment of ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ AMD, and in the treatment of wet AMD and other macular conditions with injectable medicines such as Eylea, Lucentis, Avastin and Ozurdex. He was a member of the NICE Committee for AMD Clinical Guidelines which issued guidance in 2018. He is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Scientific Committee.
He is a leading specialist in how medical conditions affect the eye including diabetes and inflammatory conditions (uveitis). His medical retina practice also includes purely ocular diseases such as central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR or CSR) and retinal toxicity.

He is an expert cataract surgeon with excellent patient satisfaction. He also provides a general ophthalmology service, including glaucoma, lid disease and dry eyes. He strives to ensure patients have an understanding of their condition and treatment options.

Mr. Beare qualified from Cambridge and Edinburgh Universities. He undertook specialist training in Ophthalmology at Bristol Eye Hospital and St Paul’s Eye Unit, Liverpool. In addition he worked in Malawi for 3 years culminating in a thesis on Malarial Retinopathy, for which he was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) by the University of Liverpool.

He is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Liverpool. He continues research on malaria, and is also involved in international trials of new treatments for AMD, uveitis (inflammation of the eye) and diabetic eye disease. He has written numerous scientific papers, as well as the ophthalmology section in two medical textbooks on tropical diseases.

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery;
Retinal disease including intra-vitreal treatments (lucentis, avastin, ozurdex, eylea); Diabetic eye disease; Retinal vein occlusion;
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) treatment;
Dry eye treatment;

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Procedures completed

  • 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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