Microscopy December 2019

For our final session of the year yesterday, we welcomed Alice (corneal service), Majid (medical student), Clare (laboratory) and Beatrice (ocular oncology). It was great seeing how everyone brought different perspectives to the cases we discussed. We started with an overview of basic histology of the eye, and a chat about the usefulness of PAS… Continue reading Microscopy December 2019

Microscopy December 2018

A quieter session this month, which just meant more mince pies for everyone who attended. We started with a review of corneal structure, and had a chat about the phenomenon of Descemet's membrane thickening during endothelial cell loss. Charlotte raised a very interesting question as to the relationship of thickened Descemet's membrane to corneal oedema.… Continue reading Microscopy December 2018