DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY
 

 Suzanne Simms, O.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Academic Office - (205) 934-9113
Patient Services/Appointments
UAB Eye Care - (205) 975-2020

Physical Address:
509C Henry Peters Building
1716 University Boulevard

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


Biographical Sketch:

Education:
B.S. - University of Alabama Birmingham
O.D. - UAB School of Optometry
Residency - Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center

Administrative Responsibilities:

Director of Primary Eye Care Service

Scholarly Activity:

Teaching:
Opt 131 Clinical Evaluation of the Visual System I- Primary Patient Care Procedures: History visual acuity, subjective & objective refraction, ocular motility and binocular vision evaluation

Opt 211 Clinical Evaluation of the Visual System II - Primary Patient Care Procedures: use of biomicroscopes, direct and indirect ophthalmoscopes, tonometry, gonioscopy fundus lens evaluation of the retina, visual field testing instruments

Opt 221 Clinical Evaluation of the Visual System III- Primary Patient Care Procedures: Introduction to patient management, with emphasis on diagnostic principles

Opt 236 Clinical Evaluation of the Visual System IV- Primary Patiient Care Procedures- Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscopy and scleral indentation, introduction to advanced clinical procedures

CLN 310 Primary Care Clinic - Primary Optometric Patient Care rotation for 3rd year optometry students

CLN 410 Primary Care Clinic - Primary Optometric Patient Care rotation for 4th year optometry students

Recent Publications:

The following articles have been co-published with Roswell R. Pfister, M.D. and Jeffrey L. Haddox, B.S. in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science:

A New Classification System Predicting Keratomalacia After Trauma in Vitamin A Deficiency: Sodium Citrate Does not Prevent Disease Progression 16 (4): 472- 479, 1997.

An Excess of Topical Calcium and Magnesium Reverses the Therapeutic Effect of Citrate on the Development of Corneal Ulcers After Alkali Injury 15 (2): 191-195, 1996.

Dr Jillian Meadows presents her research during the VSGP Student Seminar Series
The Helen Keller Art show honoring students for their artistic abilities and creative works. All students are identified as having some type of visual impairments.
Vision Science PhD trainee Katie Bales presents her research during the VSGP Student Seminar Series



ADDRESS

UAB School of Optometry
1716 University Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35233
P: (205) 975-2020

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