UAB Eye Care
UAB Eye Care is the clinical operation for the UAB School of Optometry, an integral part of the UAB Medical Center. The state-of-the-art clinic is located on the ground floor in the Henry Peters Building at 1716 University Boulevard, next door to the Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences. It is a multidisciplinary clinic with both optometrists and ophthalmologists providing eye care in a number of subspecialties. The clinic is comprised of 34,000 square feet of space with all of the modern equipment needed to accurately diagnose and treat most eye problems.
UAB Eye Care is the vision/eye care practice for the UAB School of Optometry. The clinic is divided into several services that are responsible for key parts of the practice. The is where adult patients (18 or over) are scheduled for routine/ annual comprehensive eye exams and/or eye injuries/infections. If the patient is under age 18, they are scheduled with the Pediatric Optometry Service. Patients that wear contacts, or wish to try contacts, or are interested in refractive surgery are scheduled in Cornea and Contact Lens Service. Patients that have chronic eye diseases (such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, etc) are scheduled in the Ocular Disease and Low Vision Clinic. Optical Services is the retail operation of fashionable eyewear for our patients.The clinic also provides care in many outside settings, including school vision screenings, nursing homes, health departments, the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind, and other locations that benefit the community.
We accept many medical and vision insurances. You can easily schedule an appointment by calling (205) 975-2020. Be sure and have your insurance information available when you call.