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 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.

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.

Mar
13

7:00 am-8:30 am

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

Mar
17

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Volker Hall Lecture Room C

Apr
8

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Callahan Eye Hospital, Smith Education Center, 3rd Floor

Apr
10

7:00 am-8:30 am

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

Apr
10

8:30 am-9:30 am

Brice Board Room 3rd floor Callahan