Ophthalmic Pathology

Ophthalmic Pathology is the branch of pathology which deals with the ocular diseases. These are more Frequently examined under macroscopically (gross examination) and by Light Microscopy.

Other techniques including such as immunohistochemistry, Molecular testing, & electron microscopy are also employed. The diagnosis collects the data about the cause, pathogenesis & Prognosis of Ocular Diseases.

Mostly the tissue extracted from your eye or Adnexa is examined for tumorous or non-tumorous diseases including Eye & Peri-ocular tissue conditions. Some of the results are shown below;

  • Biopsies from the eye and Eyelids
  • Cytologic specimens are obtained  from the eye and orbit by an experimental method called fine needle aspiration
  • Examination of enucleation and exenteration specimens
  •  Resection and biopsy reviews.