Dedicated to forming the foundation for future innovation and discovery

The future of ophthalmology lies in the creation of new knowledge, technology, and its rapid translation into caring for patients. Through our research efforts, faculty at the UAB Department of Ophthalmology, are helping to reverse and prevent blinding diseases.

Laboratory, clinical, and translational research expands our faculty’s knowledge about eye disease while exploring new treatments and cures that can benefit patients worldwide. Our team of highly productive clinical and basic research scientists strive to translate new research into clinical practice.