Displaying items by tag: department of ophthalmology and visual sciences

The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Department of Ophthalmology will host the 2016 Annual Clinical and Research Symposium on May 13-14 at the Westin Birmingham.
UAB School of Medicine alumnus uses his talents and his faith to give the gift of sight to those in Kenya and Alabama.
UAB researchers say how long your eyes take to adjust to the dark may be a risk factor for age-related macular degeneration.
UAB’s J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has received another grant to bring the relationship between age, intraocular pressure and glaucoma development into focus.
African-Americans are at increased risk for glaucoma, and a new UAB study looks to find ways to improve medication adherence in that patient group
Rates of vision impairment are high among seniors living in subsidized housing, suggesting an increased need for widespread vision screening.

UAB ophthalmologists have dinner in the dark to gain better understanding of what it means to be vision-impaired.
Environmental factors like pool and ocean water seem harmless, but they can actually affect eye health. UAB experts break down how to stay safe this season.
A UAB study to explore the effects of intraocular pressure fluctuations on glaucoma receives federal funding.
Vision services backed by UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital now available in Talladega and Sylacauga.
UAB ophthalmologists are racing to save our sight. While the number of Americans with glaucoma could double by 2050, UAB’s team of specialists and scientists is expanding knowledge about the disease. Discover how expert care, clever inventions, and engineering ingenuity could lead to early detection and new treatments in UAB Magazine.
UAB researchers are probing the secrets of subretinal drusenoid deposits, which may be a leading factor in the onset of age-related macular degeneration.
Research to Prevent Blindness has given UAB’s Department of Ophthalmology a grant to further research of retinal and optic nerve diseases
Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.
A UAB study finds that minorities with diabetes have a high rate of diabetic retinopathy, a potentially blinding eye disease, and that telemedicine might be a good way to address that condition.
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