Displaying items by tag: department of ophthalmology and visual sciences

Christine A. Curcio, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is the recipient of the 2014 Ludwig von Sallmann Prize, awarded to an individual for significant contributions to vision research and ophthalmology.
A college baseball player nearly blinded by a batted ball and a UAB ophthalmologist urge athletes to wear eye protection at all times.
UAB Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology has been named chair-elect of the Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee of the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
Biomarkers and new treatments for glaucoma are topics for the April 15 lecture.
A project by ophthalmologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will examine whether a partnership with community-based optometrists will improve detection and treatment of glaucoma, especially for high-risk populations.
The UAB Department of Ophthalmology has been awarded a grant to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.
A bioptic telescope, and the expertise of the UAB Driving Assessment Clinic, can help people with low vision get a driver’s license.
Callahan Eye Hospital is working to bring this Birmingham visual landmark back to its initial, colorful glory after 30 years of sun exposure.
The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital celebrates its 50th anniversary as Alabama’s only eye specialty hospital.

The primary investigators are examining whether age- and race-related differences in the biomechanics of the optic nerve head may contribute to this risk.

Distraction by a dog while driving may be worse for older drivers, according to research from UAB.

Carrots get all the attention for eye health, but there are several other foods and nutrients that can help.

To date, the organization has awarded grants totaling $3,745,000 to the UAB School of Medicine.

Kline has been a faculty member with the UAB Department of Ophthalmology since 1979.

Gerald McGwin, Ph.D., is also associate director of the Department of Ophthalmology’s Clinical Research Unit.

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