Nearly 50 participants enjoyed dinner at Rojo Birmingham while blindfolded to gain an understanding of the daily challenges presented by vision impairment.
Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination.
J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., will research a new wireless system to measure and control fluid pressure around the optic nerve.
UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management.
UAB ophthalmologists have dinner in the dark to gain better understanding of what it means to be vision-impaired.