UAB researchers say how long your eyes take to adjust to the dark may be a risk factor for age-related macular degeneration.
UAB’s J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has received another grant to bring the relationship between age, intraocular pressure and glaucoma development into focus.
African-Americans are at increased risk for glaucoma, and a new UAB study looks to find ways to improve medication adherence in that patient group.
As a young girl in Afghanistan, Fazila Aseem watched her grandmother struggle to complete daily tasks independently due to vision loss. This summer, Aseem will work with researchers in the Department of Ophthalmology to continue her interest in aging and vision research.
Rates of vision impairment are high among seniors living in subsidized housing, suggesting an increased need for widespread vision screening.
Megan Yeatts, marketing specialist in the Department of Ophthalmology, is UAB's Employee of the Month.
UAB ophthalmologists have dinner in the dark to gain better understanding of what it means to be vision-impaired.
J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., vice chair of Research in the Department of Ophthalmology, was awarded a three-year, $1.23 million grant from the National Eye Institute to explore intraocular pressure fluctuation as it relates to the development and progression of glaucoma.
Brian Nykanen is a Cadet in the Army ROTC and honors student.
Through the Alabama Study on Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration, UAB researchers seek to identify the specific characteristics that make some more prone to AMD.