Displaying items by tag: department of ophthalmology and visual sciences

Michelle Wooten, Ph.D., assistant professor of astronomy in the Department of Physics, and eye specialists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham share some useful facts and tips to enjoy the upcoming eclipses.
The new location offers a wide range of comprehensive and specialty eye services to patients in Homewood.
Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in American adults. The source of this damage may lie in the belly — mainly a leaky small intestine. A novel treatment can possibly prevent or reverse this damage.
Owsley and McGwin will lead three data collection sites in the collection of data to inform machine learning approaches to provide critical insights into the endemic condition Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
An aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel caused by a weakness in the blood vessel wall, resulting in an increase of pressure in a small area and causing the vessel to balloon.
Thousands of people, many of them children, suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. UAB ophthalmologists at the only eye emergency room in Alabama provide safety tips.
A study claims vision screening in older drivers does not identify those who are likely to have collisions in the future.
This award recognizes an individual who has made substantial contributions to the understanding and/or treatment of age-related macular degeneration.
Luxturna uses a non-disease-causing virus to deliver a normal copy of the RPE65 gene to retinal cells, enabling them to make proteins capable of improving and preserving visual function.
The new location offers a wide range of comprehensive and specialty eye services to patients in and around the city of Pelham.
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