Nearly 50 participants enjoyed dinner at Rojo Birmingham while blindfolded to gain an understanding of the daily challenges presented by vision impairment. 

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Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination. 

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J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., will research a new wireless system to measure and control fluid pressure around the optic nerve. 

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UAB School of Medicine alumnus uses his talents and his faith to give the gift of sight to those in Kenya and Alabama.
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UAB’s J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has received another grant to bring the relationship between age, intraocular pressure and glaucoma development into focus.
Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.
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The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital has opened its remodeled emergency department and newly renovated Lions Eye Clinic.
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A local woman injured by a bottle rocket to the eye joins UAB Callahan Eye Hospital in urging people to not use fireworks at home.
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The inaugural Hall Thompson Hero for Sight Award is awarded to Songs for Sight.
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A college baseball player nearly blinded by a batted ball and a UAB ophthalmologist urge athletes to wear eye protection at all times.
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Complex Vision, a kinetic sculpture that has graced the Callahan Eye Hospital for 40 years, giving patients something pleasing to the eye, has been taken down for a refresh.
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UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital opens two satellite clinic locations to better serve the community.
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A bioptic telescope, and the expertise of the UAB Driving Assessment Clinic, can help people with low vision get a driver’s license.
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Callahan Eye Hospital is working to bring this Birmingham visual landmark back to its initial, colorful glory after 30 years of sun exposure.
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Callahan Eye Hospital was also recognized by Press Ganey for patient satisfaction in 2010 and 2011.
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The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital celebrates its 50th anniversary as Alabama’s only eye specialty hospital.
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UAB Hospital’s teenage volunteers get a rare chance to learn about possible careers in healthcare.

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Ophthalmologists at the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital say fireworks are best left to the professionals.

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Becker’s Hospital Review said the Callahan Eye Hospital is committed to employee development.

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Callahan Eye Hospital introduces new laser technology to remove cataracts with unprecedented precision and control; expands availability of laser cataract surgery in Birmingham.

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