• Biomedical Optics

    Biomedical Optics

    Adaptive optics imaging, ocular coherence tomography, geometric and clinical optics and advanced microscopy are areas within biomedical optics that are being studied at the UAB School of Optometry.

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    Ocular Biology

    Ocular Biology

    Within ocular biology, researchers at the UAB School of Optometry are studying cellular and mechanical mechanisms, retinal anatomy and physiology, ocular biome, ocular surface, infection, inflammation, neurobiology and ocular pharmacology.

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  • Patient-Based Research

    Patient-Based Research

    By looking at health outcomes, access and social disparities in addition to safety, occupational and environmental vision, researchers are gaining a better understanding of vision science. Clinical trials, studying ocular disease, epidemiology, mobility and ADL and evidence-based practice also fall under patient-based research at the UAB School of

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  • Systems Neuroscience

    Systems Neuroscience

    Faculty and students who are involved in systems neuroscience research are looking at eye movement and control, the visual brain, neurodegeneration, anomalies of aging and development, sensation and perception and traumatic brain injury.

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