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Exploring glaucoma via ocular biomechanics
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The only ophthalmology residency in Alabama
Based in the renowned UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

Inside UAB's high-tech, custom-built approach to eye science

COBB featureThis group is exploring a new paradigm that could revolutionize our understanding of glaucoma and other eye conditions. The approach, ocular biomechanics, applies engineering principles to the eye. 

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic opens two satellite locations

newlocations webThe UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic has opened two new satellite locations in the Greater Birmingham area, one at Medical West in Bessemer and the other on the Birmingham St. Vincent’s Hospital campus off the Red Mountain Expressway.

Leave fireworks to the experts on Independence Day

This Fourth of July, let the pros handle the light show. For one woman, a night of celebration ended with a trip to the ER at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital when an errant firework struck her eye.

Curcio honored for contributions to vision research

CurcioChristine A. Curcio, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is the recipient of the 2014 Ludwig von Sallmann Prize, awarded to an individual for significant contributions to vision research and ophthalmology.