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Christine Curcio, Ph.D., says research findings are important in suggesting that treatments already investigated for cancer might be beneficial for AMD.
The location offers adult and pediatric optometry and ophthalmology services, and delivers the same vision care that Callahan Eye Hospital has provided on the UAB campus for the past 50 years.
Did you know that you can have cataracts as young as 40 years of age but not actually experience vision problems until much later?
Patients of Cahaba Medical Care Federally Qualified Health Clinics, in the towns of Marion, Centreville and Maplesville, Alabama, can receive vision screening and testing for glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and other eye diseases.
This is the first study on older drivers — most of whom had vision impairment — that ties actual at-fault crashes and near-crashes, identified through in-vehicle sensors and confirmed by video, to the visual characteristics of drivers.
The new location offers a wide range of comprehensive and specialty eye services to patients in and around the city of Trussville.
This holiday gathering safely allowed some UAB patients with vision impairment to visit with their friends and colleagues.
To date, RPB has awarded UAB $5,245,000 in grants, which helped bolster the department’s research activities, including the purchase of equipment, lab supplies, and salaries for new and existing research faculty.
This finding and further studies could help treat strabismus, a condition in which the eyes do not properly align with each other while looking at an object.
When glaucoma and an autoimmune disorder caused severe, painful blisters in his right eye, artist Charlie Busler was in danger of losing his eyesight.
The A.S.P.E.C.T program’s goal is to empower individuals to be engaged in their eye health in every way. 
New UAB School of Optometry graduate Jessica Jasien will start her research career at NASA Johnson Space Center.
This new initiative will promote an accommodating and positive experience for all guests and fans with a sensory issue that visits our clinics and hospital. 
Girkin is the Eyesight Foundation of Alabama chair of the UAB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
As part of glaucoma care, patients need intraocular pressure — the pressure inside of the eye — tested in order to prevent glaucoma from worsening. Testing lasts roughly 10 minutes.

Amy Beard is a board-certified nurse executive with more than 24 years of extensive operational and clinical leadership experience. 

The American Board of Ophthalmology is responsible for setting high standards and developing rigorous assessments for the certification of eye physicians and surgeons in the United States.
Experts from UAB’s School of Optometry and UAB Callahan Eye Hospital and Clinics provide guidance for keeping your eyes safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
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