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Mr Michael James Wearne

BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCOphth


Mr Michael J Wearne is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon who has worked full time for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) since March 2000. He is highly experienced in performing 
routine and complex cataract surgery, including the use of toric and multifocal lens implants in selected patients. In addition Mr Wearne has considerable expertise in eyelid, orbital and lacrimal conditions.

Mr Wearne had a lengthy UK training having initially trained as an Optometrist, gaining a 1st class Honours Degree in Ophthalmic Optics, prior to studying Medicine at Birmingham University. Mr Wearne spent all 6yrs higher surgical training at the world famous Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, finishing at Moorfields by completing a 12 month Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal surgery.

Mr Wearne is currently College Tutor for Ophthalmology at ESHT. He has a Certificate in Medical Education and for many years he has had an active teaching role in the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London.
He is a Senior Surgical Tutor in the RCOphth Skills Centre and runs annual Basic and Intermediate Microsurgical Training Courses. In addition Mr Wearne has been an Examiner for the Royal College of
Ophthalmologists for many years. He regularly attends and participates in National and International Ophthalmology Meetings. He has presented widely and has numerous publications in peer review eye

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