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Christopher Girkin, M.D.

Pediatric and adult glaucoma • Complex cataracts

Media specialist: Adam Pope,

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Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine

Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Chair, EyeSight Foundation of Alabama



Areas of expertise:

  • Pediatric and adult glaucoma
  • Complex cataracts



Girkin’s laboratory has received continuous funding from the National Eye Institute during the past 15 years, bringing more than $15 million in extramural funding to support his studies on the relationship between optic nerve structure and susceptibility to glaucoma.



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