Moorfields HDT – December 2016

Yesterday's teaching included a tour of the department, where participants got to try their hand at embedding tissue and picking up sections from the waterbath, followed by a microscopy session with some interesting cases from the last month. Here are a few highlights. Case 1 Slow growing lid lesion in an elderly male. This is… Continue reading Moorfields HDT – December 2016

Microscopy session November 2016

Yesterday we had our second eye pathology microscopy session using the new system funded by Friends of Moorfields and the camera functionality came in really useful for comparing images between different slides. We focussed on orbital pathology, with lesions of the lacrimal sac, lacrimal gland and orbital soft tissue. The highlight of the session was the… Continue reading Microscopy session November 2016

Microscopy session October 2016

Thanks to everyone who participated in this month’s teaching session. This was our first session with the new teaching microscope system which has been very kindly funded by Friends of Moorfields. The new system means that we can cater for a much larger attendance than previously. This month we had attendees from Moorfields, from the… Continue reading Microscopy session October 2016

Moorfields Half Day Teaching – August 2016

I hope those of you who attended the Half Day Teaching yesterday on Ophthalmic Pathology found it interesting and useful. Thanks to Didi for his talk on Ocular Oncology, and to Sam for giving her perspective on specimens from the laboratory viewpoint. To refresh your memory, you can access a commented copy of my talk… Continue reading Moorfields Half Day Teaching – August 2016