Cutting-edge research
Exploring glaucoma via ocular biomechanics
Convenient clinic locations
The only ophthalmology residency in Alabama
Based in the renowned UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

What you need to know about pediatric glaucoma

One evening, five years ago, Brittni Powell did what a lot of young mothers do and gazed into her 2-month-old son’s eyes. What she saw had Brittni heading immediately to a hospital emergency department. 

New researcher joins ophthalmology department

Kwon smallMiYoung Kwon, Ph.D., joins the UAB Department of Ophthalmology as an assistant professor. Dr. Kwon’s research focuses on understanding how eye disorders impact the way visual information is processed in the brain and how the brain learns to see the world in degraded viewing conditions.

UAB and Sight Savers help visually impaired kids

The UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation and Sight Savers America recently held a clinic to help children with visual impairment by providing them high-tech visual aids to assist in reading and other everyday tasks.

Read named to endowed professorship

Read xtrasmallRussell W. Read, M.D., Ph.D., was named the inaugural holder of the Max and Lorayne Cooper Endowed Professorship in Ophthalmology Residency Training. The UAB program is the only ophthalmology residency program in the state.

Feb
4

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Callahan Eye Hospital, Smith Education Center, 3rd Floor

Feb
6

3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Civitan International-Research, 6th Avenue South, 1st Floor Conference Room

Feb
13

7:00 am-8:30 am

Smith Education Center, 3rd Floor, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

Feb
17

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Volker Hall Lecture Room C

Mar
4

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Callahan Eye Hospital, Smith Education Center, 3rd Floor