Eye pathology case 11

Middle-aged patient with worsening vision many years after a previous procedure This low power view shows a full thickness corneal button. We've sliced it in two and embedded both halves on our cut surface. It is not obviously inflamed or vascularised (something I specifically mention in my reports as a negative finding). However, there is… Continue reading Eye pathology case 11

Eye pathology case 9

Evisceration of a blind eye with multiple previous operations Evisceration specimens usually include the cornea (with a scleral rim) as well as the intraocular content. In contrast to enucleations, the tissue is disrupted by the surgery. This can make it difficult to recognise anatomic structures, especially as there is often scarring and disorganisation due to… Continue reading Eye pathology case 9

Eye pathology case 8

Cornea from an elderly female with gradually deteriorating vision Corneas make up a significant proportion of our workload. Most of our corneal specimens fall into four categories: endothelial failure, dystrophies, infections or interference with vision (eg scarring or ectasia). This specimen is full thickness cornea, with the epithelium on the right and endothelium on the… Continue reading Eye pathology case 8