Retinoblastoma – post 2

I'm going to focus on the optic nerve in this post, starting with an example of normal histology and then touching on a non-cancer abnormality before covering the different grades of retinoblastoma involvement. Ideally, when grossing a retinoblastoma globe, you should take a transverse section of the optic nerve. However, take care that you are… Continue reading Retinoblastoma – post 2

Retinoblastoma – post 1

A few days ago, I was privileged to attend a workshop of the Retinoblastoma Network (Rb-NET), hosted by LV Prasad Eye Institute, coordinated by the International Centre for Eye Health and funded by the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. During the workshop, clinical workers from several institutions from Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda as… Continue reading Retinoblastoma – post 1

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