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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Forging the future of ophthalmology and visual sciences

The UAB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is an integral part of one of the nation's largest health systems. Nationally known for our compassionate care, cutting-edge research, and comprehensive training programs, we're dedicated to delivering the most advanced care.

Our Programs

Preparing the next generation of physicians and scientists

We're dedicated to nurturing and guiding the future generation of physicians and physician-scientists, recognizing that our trainees are the cornerstone of our nation's healthcare system.

Our People

Home to leading experts and distinguished scholars

Our faculty, staff, and trainees play an exceptionally critical role in shaping the future of healthcare through their expertise in education, research, and clinical practice.

Latest Department News and Updates

  • Keep the fireworks fun in the sky and out of your eyes
    Jun 28, 2024
  • Too much screen time is a risk to children’s eyes. Here is how to protect their eye health.
    May 20, 2024
  • UAB Medicine graduates third cohort of Momentum Leaders in Medicine
    May 08, 2024
  • ALG6 acts as a modifier gene in the inherited genetic eye disease retinitis pigmentosa 59
    Mar 20, 2024

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