To all users,
Please be aware that the Department of Eye Pathology will be closed from Wednesday the 17th of April, reopening on Tuesday the 23rd. We will have staff in to receive and process samples, but the availability of reports, contacts and advice will be severely limited across this period.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
The Pathology team.
Department of Eye Pathology, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
Welcome to the web page of our department. Here you can find links to other web pages and downloadable documents.
Please note that access to the EyePath database is approved manually, and this may take a few days. It speeds the registration process if you use an NHS email address to register.
Research tissue bank
The tissue bank has close links with the Department of Eye Pathology. If you require access to ethically approved tissue for eye-related research, please contact Dr Richard Elliott by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Users of our service are welcome to use our printable request form which can be downloaded below.
The Department of Eye Pathology User Guide provides information on the service available from this department, and how to use the service.
Below are documents covering the registration process and use of the EyePath system.
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Ophthalmic Services Guidance Chapter on Ophthalmic Pathology can be found here:
The Joint Colleges Guidance Document gives advice regarding what material should be submitted for histopathological examination, and what material it is acceptable to discard.
UCL Institute of Ophthalmology homepage
How to contact usThe department is open during normal UK office hours: 09:00 - 17:00, Monday - Friday with the exception of public holidays and university closure days. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/staff/term-dates
Address:Department of Eye Pathology
UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
11 - 43 Bath Street
London EC1V 9EL
Tel: +44 (0)20 7608 6888
Fax: +44 (0)20 7608 6862
Comments, complaints or praise relating to the service or this website should be submitted in writing to the Head of the Department at the above address. Emails should be sent to email@example.com , please include details of any issues with examples where possible. We will respond to your comment, be they positive or negative within 5 working days.