UAB Ophthalmology is an interdisciplinary group of faculty focused on innovative research, quality education, and compassionate patient care. 


The future of ophthalmology lies in the creation of new knowledge, technology, and its rapid translation into caring for patients. Through our research efforts, faculty at the UAB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, are helping to reverse and prevent blinding diseases.


UAB Ophthalmology is passionate about mentoring and training the next generation of ophthalmologists. UAB Ophthalmology provides comprehensive training programs for medical students, residents, and fellows. It is the only ophthalmology training program in the state.

Patient Care

The experienced ophthalmology specialists at UAB offer patients the most advanced vision care available.