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Christopher Girkin, M.D.

Department of Ophthalmology

girkin experts2017Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Chair, EyeSight Foundation of Alabama

Among Girkin’s areas of expertise are:

  • 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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