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

Microscopy session May 2016

For this month’s teaching session, we welcomed Hannah and Charlotte back from the Royal Veterinary College, Christiane who is doing a PhD here, and Didi the ocular oncologist. Congratulations, Charlotte, for passing your Board exams! The slides we viewed were a mixed bag of FRCOphth exam-type cases, including cornea, conjunctiva and orbial biopsies. Last month… Continue reading Microscopy session May 2016

Microscopy session April 2016

This month, we had 2 returning attendees - Simon from the Royal Veterinary College, and Alejandro all the way from Gran Canaria, plus Sam from our own department. Normally I keep interesting recent cases aside for discussion, but this month was a little different. I had been scheduled to teach the pre-FRCOphth exam trainees a… Continue reading Microscopy session April 2016