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

As glaucoma cases soar, researchers focus on solutions

Lindsay Rhodes 21 webErnest Murry saw glaucoma steal his mother’s vision, just as it had robbed sight from many other family members. There was a time when it seemed the same might happen to him.

Ocular engineering expert joins faculty

Fazio webportrait squareMassimo Antonio Fazio, Ph.D., joins the UAB Department of Ophthalmology as an assistant professor. Dr. Fazio holds a joint appointment in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

UAB Seeks Answers to Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Yuhua Zhang, PhDAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) causes central vision loss in millions of Americans, interfering with everyday tasks such as driving, reading, and recognizing faces.

New researcher joins ophthalmology departmentgy

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.


10:30 am-12:00 pm

Callahan Eye Hopsital, Brice Board Room, 3rd Floor


12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Callahan Eye Hospital, Smith Education Center, 3rd Floor


7:00 am-8:30 am

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


8:30 am-9:30 am

Brice Board Room 3rd floor Callahan


4:00 pm-12:00 pm

Children's Harbor on Lake Martin