A local woman injured by a bottle rocket to the eye joins UAB Callahan Eye Hospital in urging people to not use fireworks at home.
Paul D. Gamlin, Ph.D., has been awarded the Walt and Lilly Disney Award for Amblyopia Research by Research to Prevent Blindness.
Lindsay A. Rhodes, M.D., was named to the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Leadership Development Program Class of 2015. This program represents a commitment by the AAO to develop future leaders.
Christine A. Curcio, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology, is the recipient of the 2014 Ludwig von Sallmann Prize, awarded to an individual for significant contributions to vision research and ophthalmology.
Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has been named chair-elect of the Animals in Research Committee of the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
An inside pitch and a slip off the bat deliver a potentially blinding blow -- and a message for vision safety.
Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D., MSPH, was named chair-elect of the Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee of ARVO, the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
Biomarkers and new treatments for glaucoma are topics for the April 15 lecture.
A project by ophthalmologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will examine whether a partnership with community-based optometrists will improve detection and treatment of glaucoma, especially for high-risk populations.
The new clinics, located at at Medical West in Bessemer and the Birmingham St. Vincent’s Hospital campus, will provide care for a variety of ocular conditions.