The British Association of Ophthalmic Pathology (BAOP) is a group of histopathologists, ophthalmologists and other professionals who have a common interest in pathology of eye disease.


Session 1:

  • Subconjunctival mass in a young man - Dr Caroline Thaung (Consultant Ophthalmic Pathologist, London)
  • An interesting eyelid malignancy in an immunosuppressed patient - Dr Bayan Shahin (Trainee Ophthalmologist, Dundee)
  • Mycobacterial Keratitis - Dr Dominic O’Donovan (Consultant Neuropathologist, Cambridge)
  • Post-radiation sarcomas of the orbit - Dr Kevin Kinch (Trainee Neuropathologist, Edinburgh)
  • Bilateral Ocular Tumours - Dr Aditya Shivane (Consultant Neuropathologist, Plymouth)
  • An Intraocular Surprise - Dr Michaela Larkin (Trainee Histopathologist, Ireland)

Session 2:

  • Hidden in the Histology - Dr Ebony Smith (Ophthalmology Senior Registrar, Australia)
  • Cases and Pathologies from our part of the World - The journey from the Clinics to the Microscope - Dr Arpan Gandhi (Consultant Pathologist, India)
  • An oncocytic lesion of the ocular adnexa - Dr Laura Hughes (Trainee Ophthalmologist, Edinburgh)
  • Conjunctival Leishmaniasis - Professor Philip Luthert (Consultant Ophthalmic Pathologist, London)
  • An atypical presentation of suspected retinoinvasive melanoma - Dr Elanor Watts (Trainee Ophthalmologist, Glasgow)
  • The WHO Classification of Tumours of the Eye and Orbit - Professor Ian Cree (Head of WHO Classification of Tumours, London)

Session 3:

  •  National Ophthalmic EQA Scheme Discussion

Session 4:



  • Consultant ophthalmic pathologists
  • Neuropathologists
  • General pathologists and trainees with special interest in ophthalmic pathology
  • Clinical ophthalmologists (Consultants, Associated specialists, staff grades and trainees) with interest in ophthalmic pathology; Veterinary pathologists with special interest in ophthalmic pathology
  • Biomedical scientists and research fellows interested in ophthalmic pathology.

The annual meeting of BAOP consists of a series of clinico-pathological case presentations (both human and veterinary), scientific research presentations, National Ophthalmic Pathology EQA discussion and the business meeting of BAOP.

Formed in 1982, the association acts both as a forum for clinical education and discussion and to represent eye pathology as a specialist area of practice.

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  • 09:00 - 23/04/2021 to 16:30 - 23/04/2021
  • EDINBURGH, EH1 2LP, United Kingdom