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UAB Eye Care

Monday - Friday
8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Directions and Parking

UAB Eye Care is conveniently located in the heart of the UAB campus at 1716 University Blvd and offers free, dedicated parking for our clinic’s patients in a lot adjacent to our building. Street parking may also be available, and UAB employees or downtown Birmingham residents may be able to walk to our clinic.

From I-65/University Boulevard intersection: Head north on University Boulevard. Continue north approximately one mile and stay in the left lane. Turn left into our parking lot just before 18th Street South. Press the intercom button at the gate, and tell the operator your name. You will then be given access to the parking lot. Note: Do not take the driveway for parking at the Eye Foundation Hospital, located to the right of the UAB Eye Care driveway.

From Red Mountain Expressway: Exit the Red Mountain Expressway onto University Boulevard heading south. Turn right into our parking lot just past 18th Street South. The parking entrance is the second driveway on the right. Press the intercom button at the gate, and tell the operator your name. You will then be given access to the parking lot. Note: Do not take the driveway for parking at the Eye Foundation Hospital, located to the right of the UAB Eye Care driveway.

Western Health Center

Days and hours vary.
Call 205-715-6121 to make an appointment.

UAB Eye Care also provides comprehensive eye care through its Community Eye Care outreach program at the Western Health Center, located in Midfield, Alabama. The center is operated by the Jefferson County Department of Health. 

Primary eye services are offered at this location, and most private insurances are accepted, in addition to Medicare and Medicaid.

University Optometric Group

Monday - Friday
8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Faculty members of the UAB School of Optometry, which operates UAB Eye Care, provide care through the University Optometric Group, located in downtown Birmingham on the UAB campus.