Pearse A. Keane, MD, FRCOphth, is an honorary consultant ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and an NIHR Clinician Scientist, based at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London (UCL).
He joined Moorfields in 2010; prior to this, he trained in Ireland and at the Doheny Eye Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, California.
He has a particular interest in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and
challenging retinal diseases.
In January 2015, he was awarded a prestigious "Clinician Scientist” award from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) in the United Kingdom (UK) - the first ophthalmologist in the UK to receive such an award. His research explores the potential of new medical technologies and innovation in the treatment of visual impairment and blindness.
In April 2015, he was ranked no. 4 on a worldwide ranking of ophthalmologists under 40, published in "the Ophthalmologist”