If you have an emergency after normal business hours (Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm) or during a holiday, please call (205) 975-2020. You will hear instructions on how to contact the on-call doctor.

If you call after hours and it is not an emergency, you can leave a message. Your call will be returned as soon as possible.

UAB Eye Care accepts many medical insurance plans, including BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama, Medicare, Medicaid and VIVA. We are also a provider for vision plans such as VSP, Southland, Avesis, Superior, and Vision Care Direct.

Call (205) 975-2020 for more information.

In order to expedite the appointment check in process, you can register as a UAB Eye Care patient.

Register as a New Patient

If you are an established patient, you can access your patient portal.

Patient Portal

In order to help your optometrist assess your general health and the health of your eyes, please bring these items with you.

  • Your insurance card(s)
  • If you need a referral from your primary care physician, you must obtain it before you can be examined.
  • Your driver's license
  • A list of your current doctors
  • A list of any current health problems
  • A detailed list of medications you are taking
  • All eyeglasses and/or your contact lenses, and any previous eye prescriptions from the past two years.

You may also want to bring a list of questions or problems you may have so that we can answer any concerns during your appointment.