Displaying items by tag: department of ophthalmology and visual sciences

Swanner has served as the medical director for the Ophthalmology Services Foundation and Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics for more than 10 years.
The CRU provides research infrastructure for patient-oriented research in the areas of eye disease and vision impairment.
Lolley has worked as a comprehensive ophthalmologist at Callahan Eye Hospital for more than 20 years.
To sustain its world-class research program, the Eyesight Foundation of Alabama, the International Retinal Research Foundation and UAB have made a generous $15 million philanthropic commitment to the department’s future.
Vision scientists publish findings of how retinal neurons govern the perceptual process of human spatial integration.
The award recognizes an individual for his or her role in furthering low-vision research and rehabilitation.
The Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence Award is a highly regarded symbol of achievement in the health care industry.
Jessica Martindale’s perfect vision was quickly tested after her infant son inadvertently scratched her cornea. Thankfully, physicians at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital were there to help.
Kline is the first ophthalmologist from the state of Alabama to be recognized with the Life Achievement Honor Award.
New research shows that calcified nodules in the eye increase the risk for progression to advanced AMD.

UAB researcher Christine Curcio, Ph.D., recently provided an editorial on the importance of a new online portal for eye banks.

Children and teens with low vision can enjoy a special event at McWane Center sponsored by Songs for Sight.
It is easy to remember steps to prevent the body from getting cold, but what can be done to protect the eyes when cold weather hits?
The ESFA was founded in 1997 after the sale of the Callahan Eye Hospital to UAB, and has a mission of awarding grants to nonprofits conducting vision research, education and patient care.
Glaucoma affects more than 3 million people in the United States and is the leading cause of blindness in African-Americans.
Reintegration into school has been a noticeably neglected area of focus in concussion research, particularly in comparison to research on return-to-play. When and how a student should be fully integrated into the classroom are just two questions UAB and Children’s of Alabama researchers are looking to answer.
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