The Eye Pathology Laboratory of the University of Wisconsin offers state-of-the-art eye pathology services from internationally recognized eye pathologists. The UW Eye Pathology Lab is the only dedicated eye pathology lab in Wisconsin and one of only a handful of dedicated eye laboratories in the nation.
Referring pathologists and ophthalmologists benefit from concise, comprehensive, and timely lab reports from eye pathologists who are expertly trained and dedicated exclusively to the evaluation and assessment of ocular and adnexal tissue.
Professor (CHS) – Director of Anatomic Pathology – Director of Cytopathology
The UW Eye Pathology Lab, established in 1925 by F.A. Davis, MD, is CLIA (Clinical Lab Information Act of 1988) certified and offers the expertise of Armed Force Institute of Pathology-trained pathologists. Access to a full range of anatomical pathology services, combined with high-quality expertise and service, makes the UW Eye Pathology Lab a quality choice for practicing ophthalmologists throughout the world.
Services provided by the UW Eye Pathology Lab include tissue and slide preparation and evaluation involving immunohistochemistry and electron-microscopy.
Residents and fellows are active participants in the preparation and diagnosis of tissue which plays an important part in their ophthalmology training.
The Ocular Pathology Atlas contains examples of the analyses performed by the Pathology Lab.
Same day service is available at an additional cost for emergency specimens, such as temporal artery biopsies, received before 11 am, Monday through Friday.
Photomicrograph and video transfer services are available upon request at an additional cost.
Examination of animal tissue and large scale processing for experimental studies is available at discounted rates.
General eye pathology and consulting services are available on a fee-for-service basis.