Mr Nicholas Glover

Consultant Ophthalmologist

FRCOphth, BSc, MB BS

Year qualified:1994

Specialty

Personal profile

Nicholas Glover was appointed as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in 2008 at the University Hospital Birmingham, and is an honorary consultant at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. He completed his specialist ophthalmic training at the Oxford Eye Hospital with fellowships in vitreoretinal surgery and retinal & macular disease. He undertook higher surgical training in Cape Town, South Africa gaining expertise in the treatment of ocular trauma, complex cataracts and tropical eye disease.

Mr Glover teaches ophthalmologists and medical students from the University medical school. He is also involved in the training of retinal surgery in East Africa as part of the 2020 world vision program. He performs over 500 small incision cataract surgery procedures each year in addition to referrals for more complex cataracts and trauma. Mr Glover has performed over 2500 injections for wet macular degeneration and in 2009 the service achieved a National Institute of Clinical Excellence award. He has a special interest in vitreoretinal surgery and carries out over 200 operations each year, including retinal detachments, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, vitreous disease, diabetic retinopathy and trauma.

Professional Membership



  • Royal College of Ophthalmology

  • Oxford Ophthalmologic Congress

  • British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons

  • Midlands Ophthalmic Society

  • Royal Society of Medicine

  • Medical Protection Society

Clinical Interests



  • Small incision cataract surgery

  • Retinal surgery

  • Macular and retinal disease

  • Age related macular degeneration

  • General ophthalmology

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