Ocular Pathology

Your Patient Chooses a Specialist, Shouldn’t You?
A variety of unusual and unique disease processes affect the eye and surrounding tissues. General pathology laboratories are not likely to have experience in interpreting lesions of the eye and ocular adnexa (conjunctiva, eyelid, lacrimal system, and orbit). KDL Pathologists are board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, dermatopathology, and ophthalmology, providing the utmost in specialty training and expertise to assist with your diagnosis.

Ocular Diagnostics

  • Gross and histology of tissues that need special handling
  • Sebaceous cell carcinoma of the eyelid
  • Eyelid tumors, benign and malignant
  • Conjunctival pigmented lesions
  • Corneal disease
  • Corneal transplant
  • DSEK evaluation
  • Acanthamoeba
  • HSV 1,2 analysis
  • Intraocular tumors, such as retinoblastoma and uveal melanoma
  • Enucleation
  • Glaucoma
  • Fine needle biopsy
  • Temporal artery biopsy

Specialized Services

  • Special histological stains
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Immunofluorescence
  • Rapid turn around time
  • Same day service available, (please inquire)
  • Consultation or second opinions on difficult cases
  • Coordination of all ancillary testing and diagnostic reporting

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