Displaying items by tag: department of vision sciences

A grant in the School of Optometry will enable researchers to study the use of virtual reality and intelligent tutoring in an effort to make low vision rehabilitation more accessible and affordable.
A UAB School of Optometry student has been selected to present innovative glaucoma research at American Academy of Optometry’s 2018 meeting.
The VORLab will study the effects of injuries sustained in football and other contact sports on balance, eye movement and vision to improve diagnostic tools and promote recovery.

The eye is a window to the brain; scientists discover early signs of dementia in changes to neurons in the eye’s retina.

The work of Roy Joseph, Ph.D., was chosen as one of the top 3 percent of abstracts submitted at ARVO 2014.
Lawrence Sincich, Ph.D., has been awarded $1.1 million to advance the technology for improved optical access and visual testing of the retina.
Amblyopia, commonly referred to as “lazy eye,” is the major cause of monocular blindness in America, affecting up to 3 percent of young children.
UAB Vision Sciences faculty member will serve with other leaders in his field from across the United States for a term lasting until June 2018.
This work will focus on a protein that is unique to the eye and is required for sight.

Honor for VIVO Biosciences from The Scientist magazine highlights UAB’s patent-to-market success.

Young children don’t realize — and can’t tell you — if they have a vision problem. Make a resolution to have your young child’s vision screened, before it’s too late.