Eye pathology case 1

Now that I'm not doing face-to-face teaching sessions, I plan to post educational eye pathology cases online. These are likely to be exam-type cases (for ophthalmology and pathology trainees) and/or common cases that a pathology laboratory might receive for reporting. Those of you following my teaching blog might notice some repeats from previous posts, but… Continue reading Eye pathology case 1

Microscopy May 2019

This month, Simon and Alejandro from the Royal Veterinary College were able to join us. Congratulations to Alejandro on his new appointment! Alejandro brought along a globe with a diagnosis of equine recurrent uveitis (ERU). As you might expect from the name, there's a chronic inflammatory infiltrate within the iris and ciliary body. Interestingly, there… Continue reading Microscopy May 2019

Ilorin retinoblastoma workshop, December 2018

Last week, I had the privilege of helping out at a two-day workshop on retinoblastoma. The workshop was held at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital in Nigeria and organised by Consultant Ophthalmologist Dr Dupe Ademola-Popoola. It was supported by VISION 2020 LINKS, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Rb-NET funded by the Queen Elizabeth Diamond… Continue reading Ilorin retinoblastoma workshop, December 2018

Retinoblastoma – post 3

In this post, I'll cover the choroid. I'll start with histology, then address some practical points for retinoblastoma reporting. This is my final retinoblastoma post for the moment - following this I'll be back to my usual teaching blog schedule. Choroid histology This is a high power view of normal choroid, with the vitreous to… Continue reading Retinoblastoma – post 3