Katherine Clore, O.D.

DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY


Katherine Allison Clore, O.D.
Associate Professor, Optometry

Contact Information:
Academic Office - (205) 934-5700
Patient Services/Appointments:
UAB Eye Care - (205) 975-2020
UOG Faculty Practice - (205) 934-5161

Physical Address:
509 Henry Peters Building
1716 University Boulevard

Mailing Address:
HPB 509
1530 Third Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0010

Biographical Sketch:

Education:
B.A. - Mary Baldwin College
B.S. - University of Alabama at Birmingham
O.D. - UAB School of Optometry

Administrative Responsibilities:

Director, University Optometric Group Faculty Practice

Scholarly Activity:

Teaching:
OPT 311-Clinical Management in Vision Care 
This course addresses the clinical diagnosis and management of commonly encountered visual problems. The problem solving approach to patient care is emphasized in lectures and case presentations.

OPT 312-Contact Lenses I
This course serves as the introductory course about contact lenses as a vision correction option and the procedures and techniques applicable to contact lens practice. The historical development, physical and optical properties and care systems for soft contact lenses will be covered. Soft contact lens design, fitting philosophies, and application to the human eye with anatomic, physiologic and visual considerations are emphasized.

CLN 412- Contact Lens Clinic
In this clinic rotation,4th year interns provide primary eye care with an emphasis on basic and advanced contact lens fittings.

Research:
Currently involved in a research project to evaluate the efficacy of an artificial tear.

Recent Publications:

Daum KM, Clore KA, Simms SS, et al. Productivity associated with visual status of computer users. Optometry 2004 Jan; 75 (1):33-47.

Marsh-Tootle WL, Corliss DA, Alvarez SL, Clore KA, Daum KM, Gordon A, Houston C, Perry FF, Swanson MW A statistical analysis of Modified Clinical Technique vision screening of preschoolers by optometry students. Optom Vis Sci. 1994 Oct; 71(10):593-603.

Daum KM, Rutstein RP, Houston G IV, Clore KA, and Corliss DA, Evaluation of a new criterion of binocularity. Optom Vis Sci.1989 Apr; 66(4):218-28.