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Two contact lenses in one eye change a veteran’s life Army veteran Jeff Henson rode a bike coast to coast in 2012 after vision issues left him legally blind — from the back seat of a tandem bike.

But, a layered contact lens solution created for him by UAB optometrist Carol Rosenstiel, O.D., returned his vision in time for him to bike solo from Ottawa, Canada, to Washington, D.C., in the CanAm Veterans Challenge this past summer.

“I call her my hero,” said Henson.


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State of the University

State of the University 2014 President Ray Watts, M.D., shared updates on strategic priorities, the Campaign for UAB and the future of the university Oct. 29.

He emphasized UAB's accomplishments, achieved through collaboration and innovation, and said the university is poised to achieve even greater things and deliver on the promise of its brand: Knowledge that will change your world.

See his presentation in this video.

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