Microscopy June 2018

This month's microscopy session was a little different... Simon from the Royal Veterinary College brought eyes from an elephant and a rhinoceros for comparison with our usual human eyes. He's kindly provided some images which are at the end of this post. I guess it's no surprise that rhinoceros sclera is substantially thick (after all,… Continue reading Microscopy June 2018

Microscopy session November 2016

Yesterday we had our second eye pathology microscopy session using the new system funded by Friends of Moorfields and the camera functionality came in really useful for comparing images between different slides. We focussed on orbital pathology, with lesions of the lacrimal sac, lacrimal gland and orbital soft tissue. The highlight of the session was the… Continue reading Microscopy session November 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