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

A Bold Vision: Partnership allows UAB to boost research

PresidentWatts-TorreyDeKeyser-DrHofland-DrGirkinA unique and dynamic philanthropic collaboration has resulted in a gift commitment to establish the Research to Prevent Blindness/Susan and Dowd Ritter Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology Research.

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.

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.

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.