Microscopy April 2017

Despite the imminent Easter closure of UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, this month's session was well attended. A warm welcome to Zerin (from the Institute), and also to Lucia (from Gran Canaria). Dr Mandeep Sagoo, Consultant Ocular Oncologist, was present for the early part of the session, and we had an interesting discussion on the difficulties… Continue reading Microscopy April 2017

Microscopy March 2017

This month we had Simon and Alejandro attending from the Royal Veterinary College, as well as Sam from our own department. We reviewed a few orbital tumours, and some corneal and intraocular specimens with keratitis and/or endophthalmitis. Here are a few highlights. Case 1 Elderly patient with a brow lesion. This is keratinising well-differentiated squamous… Continue reading Microscopy March 2017

Microscopy session February 2017

This month we looked at a selection of cases with Cerys and Karla, who both have a special interest in cornea. Corneal cases included macular dystrophy, recurrent lattice dystrophy and keratoconus. We then expanded the discussion to include intraocular pathology with retinal detachment and uveal melanoma. Here are some highlights. Case 1 Lid and epibulbar… Continue reading Microscopy session February 2017