Louis Clearkin
Tel: 0044 151 604 7047 L.Clearkin@liverpool.ac.uk

Terms of website use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of the website www.louisclearkin.com (“this site”), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site.

By using this site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using this site.

Information About Mr Clearkin

www.louisclearkin.com is a site operated on behalf of Mr Louis Clearkin, ChM, FRCS FRCOphth, DO, who is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon practising at Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Holmwood Drive, Thingwall, Wirral, CH61 1AU and Arrowe Park Hospital, Arrowe Park Road, Upton, Wirral, CH49 5PE (“Mr Clearkin”).

Mr Clearkin is a member of, and is regulated by, numerous learned societies which are listed here (as may be updated from time to time). Further details of the professional qualifications, appointments and expertise of Mr Louis Clearkin can be also found here.

Any references to “We” and “Our” in these terms are references collectively to Mr Clearkin and any individuals, employees, agents, companies or other third parties directly or indirectly associated or connected with Mr Clearkin or with this site.

Reliance On Information Posted

Any information, commentary and other materials posted on this site are for information purposes only and are not intended to amount to advice upon which reliance should be placed.
You should always seek the advice of your physician prior to commencing or terminating medical treatment.

Your use of this site does not give rise to a doctor-patient relationship between you and Mr Clearkin and this site is not, and should not be considered, as an alternative or substitute for proper consultation, diagnosis, treatment and advice by or from a qualified medical physician. You should only rely on the advice of a qualified medical physician who has personally assessed your particular medical circumstances and requirements.

We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to this site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.


The material displayed on this site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with this site or in connection with the use, misuse, inability to use, or results of the use of this site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including but not limited to:
  • Death or personal injury;
  • Loss of income or revenue;
  • loss of business;
  • loss of profits or contracts;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of data;
  • loss of goodwill;
  • wasted management or office time; and
  • whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Accessing this site

Access to this site is permitted on a temporary basis, and Mr Clearkin reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service provided on this site without notice (see below). No liability will be accepted if, for any reason, this site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this site.  You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them. 

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise expressly stated, Mr Clearkin is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in this site, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from this site for your personal reference. However, you must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Mr Clearkin’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the author of material on this site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on this site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from Mr Clearkin or his licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of this site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use this site will cease immediately and you must, at Mr Clearkin’s option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Changes To This Site

This site is intended to be updated regularly, and its content may change at any time. If the need arises, access to this site may be suspended, or the site may be closed indefinitely. Any of the material on this site may be out of date at any given time, and Mr Clearkin is under no obligation to update such material.

Viruses, Hacking And Other Offences

You must not misuse this site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this site, the server on which this site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this site. You must not attack this site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and Mr Clearkin will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking To This Site

You may link to the home page of this site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage Mr Clearkin’s reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on Mr Clearkin’s part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

This site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this site other than the home page. Mr Clearkin reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of material on this site other than that set out above, please address your request to enquiries@louisclearkin.com.

Links From This site

Where this site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.  Mr Clearkin has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. 

Use of Cookies

This site does not use cookies.

IP Addresses

This site may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration purposes. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Jurisdiction And Applicable Law

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to this site although Mr Clearkin retains the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.


These terms of use may be revised at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes which are made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on this site.

Your Concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on this site, please contact enquiries@louisclearkin.com.

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