Training the next generation of ophthalmologists
The only eye hospital in Alabama
High-quality patient care

Mission Statement

The UAB Department of Ophthalmology is committed to preserving global eye health through high-quality patient care, innovative basic science and clinical research, and comprehensive education.

Vision Statement

The UAB Department of Ophthalmology aims to become a renowned leader in the treatment and cure of the world’s blinding diseases. We will obtain this recognition by excelling in each of our core areas—patient care, research, and education. Ultimately, we aspire to universally improve health through the alleviation of blinding diseases.