Examining and processing eye specimens

Amir A. Azari, Nasreen A. Syed, Daniel M. Albert

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2 Scopus citations


This chapter provides basic and useful information about handling and processing eye specimens as well as diagnosing common diseases encountered by ophthalmic pathologists. Each section is devoted to a specific part of the eye (cornea, conjunctiva, iris and cilliary body, choroid, retina, vitreous, and the optic nerve), providing useful pearls about the basic anatomy, disease processes, special staining, and tissue processing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHistopathology
Subtitle of host publicationMethods and Protocols
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781493910496
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)1064-3745


  • Choroid
  • Cilliary body
  • Conjunctiva
  • Cornea
  • Iris
  • Melanoma
  • Optic nerve
  • Retina
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Vitreous

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics


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