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Research crop 2022Dedicated to forming the foundation for future innovation and discovery

The UAB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences consistently ranks in the Top 20 in NIH Ranking and Funding, which enables our researchers to continue their efforts in laboratory, clinical, and translational research. Our research focuses on all aspects of ophthalmology, including AMD, glaucoma, health disparities and services, neuro-ophthalmology, ocular trauma, pediatrics, uveitis, vision and eye movements, and vision impairment and low vision.

Through innovation, cutting-edge technology, and collaboration, our team is committed to helping reverse and prevent blinding diseases.