Carol Rosenstiel, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Director, Contact Lens Service; Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Areas of Interest:

contact lenses; primary eye care
(205) 325-8620

Dr. Rosenstiel joined the faculty in 1992 and is the director of the contact lens service and an associate professor of ophthalmology. She holds a secondary appointment in the UAB School of Optometry.

Dr. Rosenstiel is a primary eye care practitioner with an emphasis in contact lenses. She treats patients with a variety of complex conditions that require custom contact lenses. Dr. Rosenstiel has more than 20 years experience fitting scleral, rigid gas permeable, multi-focal, and astigmatic contact lenses. Dr. Rosenstiel's expertise includes treating patients with keratoconus, ocular trauma, corneal transplants, dry eye conditions, aphakia, and other medical conditions that require contact lens treatment.

She is an active member of the American Optometric Association and a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Rosenstiel was an investigator in the 10-year Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus study, which characterized the progression of keratoconus over a broad spectrum of disease severity.

A native of Mobile, Ala., Dr. Rosenstiel received her Bachelor of Science from UAB. She graduated from the UAB School of Optometry in 1988 with honors in the contact lens field.

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Education & Training

B.S.: University of Alabama at Birmingham
O.D.: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry

Contact Information

Location: UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, Suite 601
Appointment Phone: 205-325-8620
Clinic Fax: 205-325-8273
Contact Person: Carol Ray, 205-327-6773