Moorfields HDT – February 2019

No live microscopy session this month as I was teaching the ophthalmology trainees at Moorfields Eye Hospital. The theme for the afternoon was cancer. Cancer cases form a relatively small proportion of our workload in the Department of Eye Pathology (around 10%) but the care of patients with cancer has certain aspects that don't apply… Continue reading Moorfields HDT – February 2019

Microscopy May 2017

In addition to our regular multiheader session this week, I was teaching at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead last week, on eyelid, orbital, conjunctival and corneal pathology. We reviewed some of the East Grinstead cases during the multiheader session, which was attended by our regulars Simon and Alejandro from the Royal Veterinary College as well… Continue reading Microscopy May 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

Medical Retina teaching April 2016

This morning we had a pathology session for Medical Retina. After looking at a few vitreous specimens, the attendees had a tour of the Department of Eye Pathology and got to see first hand how we handle cytology and histology specimens. Some (un?)lucky people got to try some of the steps themselves, and I hope… Continue reading Medical Retina teaching April 2016