Ophthalmic Pathology

Cytopath offers a high quality ophthalmic pathology service that encompasses histopathology, cytology and microbiology.

Emma Scurrell has over 15 years experience in diagnostic ophthalmic pathology and also has a keen interest in all aspects of clinical ophthalmology, something that comes in handy when trying to piece everything together. Please don't hesitate to give her a call if there is anything she can help you with.

Typical samples include:

  • cytology samples e.g. corneal and conjunctival scrapes, fine needle aspirates and aqueocentesis samples
  • enucleated globes, evisceration and exenteration specimens
  • orbitotomy/orbitectomy samples
  • conjunctival biopsies (this can include a goblet cell index GCI if required)
  • keratectomy specimens
  • eyelid masses and eyelid biopsies e.g. blepharitis cases.
Conjunctival melanoma in a cat