January 12, 2015
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.
December 30, 2014
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A UAB study finds that minorities with diabetes have a high rate of diabetic retinopathy, a potentially blinding eye disease, and that telemedicine might be a good way to address that condition.
September 10, 2014
A unique philanthropic partnership between Research to Prevent Blindness, EyeSight Foundation of Alabama, and Susan and Dowd Ritter will fund ophthalmology research.
August 22, 2014
Group B Streptococcus, when passed from mother to newborn during birth, is the leading cause of sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis.
June 24, 2014
Lindsay A. Rhodes, M.D., was named to the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Leadership Development Program Class of 2015. This program represents a commitment by the AAO to develop future leaders.
Amblyopia, commonly referred to as “lazy eye,” is the major cause of monocular blindness in America, affecting up to 3 percent of young children.
June 17, 2014
UAB’s Crawford Downs has been named chair-elect of the Animals in Research Committee of the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
June 06, 2014
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.
June 02, 2014
Christine A. Curcio, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is the recipient of the 2014 Ludwig von Sallmann Prize, awarded to an individual for significant contributions to vision research and ophthalmology.
May 12, 2014
A college baseball player nearly blinded by a batted ball and a UAB ophthalmologist urge athletes to wear eye protection at all times.
May 08, 2014
UAB Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology has been named chair-elect of the Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee of the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
April 11, 2014
April 10, 2014
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved two endowed positions, an endowed lectureship and three emeritus promotions.
February 26, 2014
A project by ophthalmologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will examine whether a partnership with community-based optometrists will improve detection and treatment of glaucoma, especially for high-risk populations.
February 12, 2014
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approve new endowments, promotions and programs during its Feb. 7 meeting.
February 05, 2014
The UAB Department of Ophthalmology has been awarded a grant to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.
December 05, 2013
A UAB study shows that minority, low-income patients with diabetes have low eye-care-utilization rates.