Vision for the Future

UAB Ophthalmology has a bright outlook for the future. The support of visionary philanthropic partners provides the potential for major breakthroughs in the treatment and care of blinding disease. With your support, we can achieve a brighter, healthier future.

Our Priorities

  • ADVANCING TREATMENTS: Find innovative treatments for the most common eye diseases – such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration – through multidisciplinary research and accelerate the translation of that research from bench to bedside.
  • FACULTY EXCELLENCE: Foster an environment of collaboration and innovation by retaining and recruiting top physicians and scientists.
  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Equip the next generation of ophthalmologists with the highest degree of clinical and research skill and a lifelong thirst for knowledge by providing robust training that prepares our graduates for success.
  • FACILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY: Expand access to the highest-quality patient care and advance research through focused improvements in facilities and technology.