Veterinary Ocular Histopathology

Veterinary Ocular Histopathology - An Interactive Guide is an online self-study course derived from the ocular histopathology archives in the Department of Veterinary Pathology at Iowa State University, which includes signalment, histopathologic descriptions and images from over 100 cases of developmental, inflammatory and neoplastic diseases. It is composed of a text manual that describes various ocular lesions, a set of labeled photomicrographs illustrating these lesions and virtual slides that can be manipulated in a manner that simulates examination of glass slides on a microscope. The course is designed to be used by ophthalmology and pathology residents in the following manner: review of the text manual accompanied by examination of the cited figures and virtual slides.

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Course Details

Delivery: The guide and virtual slide software are delivered online.

Availability: The guide and virtual slides are available at any time during the active subscription.

Access: Access is granted via email after application and fee processing.


  • $225 for 1 year subscription
  • $325 for 2 year subscription
  • $150 for 1 year renewal
  • ACVP Diplomates Involved in Residency Training
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Registration: Fill out the form at the registration form and fax it to the number indicated on the form.

Contact: Dr. Joseph Haynes

Meet the Instructor

Joseph S. Haynes DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Professor and Chair of Veterinary Pathology Department, Iowa State University

Dr. Haynes, a diplomate of the ACVP for 32 years, has taught in the veterinary curriculum at Iowa State University for 30 years. He has been involved with the Diagnostic Ocular Pathology Service at ISU for the past 15 years and, he has instructed ophthalmology and pathology residents in ocular pathophysiology and histopathology during that time.

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