Histopathological examination of biopsy material, either
diagnostic or excisional, of any tissue from the eye or its adnexal
structures is available.
which specimens should be submitted for examination.
The choice of methodology and appropriateness of the
investigation are at the discretion of the consultant pathologist
who is guided by details on the clinical request form and knowledge
of laboratory methods and current "best practice".
Ophthalmologists are free to discuss the methods employed for
any given specimen, but the final decision remains a remit of the
(Last updated May 10th 2016)