UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory Because you know ocular tissue is different… …and that the right diagnosis is critical to your patients’ outcomes.
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory Sometimes it’s not what it seems In a UW-sponsored study, the ocular pathology laboratory was able to correct the diagnosis in 30% of the cases. An early biopsy submitted by an oculoplasticssub-specialist enabled an early diagnosis from our ocular pathology lab of sebaceous cell carcinoma.
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory We only do ocular pathology We are ophthalmologists and pathologists: We know eye tissue We know what to look for We know how to handle it properly
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory We pride ourselves on being thorough In a litigious society, you can appreciate the security of a solid pathology team that will support your needs You can rely on our diagnoses • Our services are backed by a great institution, with multiple subspecialties, on the cutting edge of technology An electron micrograph of photoreceptors in retinal dystrophy.
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory Your specimens receive special care Our CLIA-certified laboratory sets the highest standards in evaluating your eye specimens Our work has been internationally recognized By submitting your specimens, you are also helping teach our students, residents and fellows.
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory We are equipped with all the tools and special stains needed to properly analyze ocular tissue: Immunohistochemical staining, cytology, electron microscopy and cryosectioning Gross photography, photomicrographs and digital imaging capabilities Ocular pathology is special Some ocular tissue requires special stains not used in other path labs
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory World-class, accurate analysis High-resolution scanning technology using AperioScan Scope® CS, allowing remote access to review individual slides Teleconferencing services available Expertise of skilled, fellowship-trained ophthalmic pathologists (and even a Laureate!) Molecular genetic technique capabilities in conjunction with our sister laboratories
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory We specialize in Ocular tissues Lid lesions Exenterations and eviscerations Temporal artery biopsies Orbital tissues
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory Free Shipping on all specimens We even provide the postage-paid specimen kit, at your request
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory We can work long-distance We receive specimens from across the country!
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory Here’s how: Have your Practice Manager contact our Department Administrator at (608) 262-9092 Simplified billing options are availableAll specimens handled with the strictest of confidence
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory Others have said: “From routine H&E histopathology to special stain for microorganisms and immunohistopathology , UW’s lab is prepared to provide a broad range of services with a fast turnaround time and easy access to fellows and faculty. The laboratory truly exemplifies a world-class operation.” - David L. McCartney, MD Chairman, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
UW Ocular Pathology Laboratory Others have said: “I enjoy the attention to detail and the clarification of disease process that the University of Wisconsin Eye Pathology Laboratory brings to my cases. The prompt return of an accurate pathologic diagnosis has helped on many cases where the clinical diagnosis was not obvious. The staff at UW Eye Pathology Lab is always willing to take the time to personally discuss cases. Their knowledge of clinical ophthalmology maximizes the usefulness of obtaining pathology consultation for my diagnostic dilemmas.” - David R. Hardten, MD Phillips Eye Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota