Eye Care

UAB Eye Care

Providing Eye Care to UAB,
Birmingham area residents, and beyond

Call Us: 205.975.2020Book an Appointment


At UAB Eye Care, we provide comprehensive eye care services to the community as well as provide training and education for optometry students and resident optometrists. Our state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary clinic is outfitted with the latest optometric equipment necessary for the accurate diagnosis and treatment of most eye problems. UAB Eye Care clinicians provide comprehensive services for both pediatric and adult patients in a number of optometric subspecialties.

Currently only Annual Eye Exam and Contact Lens Exam appointments for patients 17 and older can be made online at UAB Eye Care. If you are a patient under 17, wear medical contact lenses, or need to book an appointment in one of our specialty clinics, please give us a call at (205) 975-2020.

Services Provided

Eye and Vision Exams

Clinical faculty and optometry students provide vision screenings and comprehensive eye care to various groups of all ages across the Birmingham metro area and throughout the state.

Primary Eye Care Services

Adult patients, (aged 17 and older) receive comprehensive eye and vision exams, eyeglass prescriptions and treatment for eye injuries or infections.

Pediatric Optometry Service

Comprehensive eye and vision exams are provided for infants and children through age 17, in addition to specialized care, myopia control, vision therapy, pediatric neuro-optometry and MTBI and sports-related concussion.

Optical Services

UAB Eye Care offers pediatric and adult patients prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses for everyday and specialty use. Contact Lenses are also offered and our export opticians are certified by the American Board Certified Opticians and will care for even the most complex eyeglasses prescriptions.

UAB Student Benefits

UAB Eye Care provides exclusive discounts for UAB undergraduate and graduate students. Schedule your visit with us and receive:

  • Waived out-of-pocket expenses up to a total of $30 for an annual comprehensive eye exam
  • Waived contact lens evaluation fee ($40) for patients currently wearing lenses and doing well
  • A 25 percent discount on frames and lenses of eyeglasses and sunglasses (some restrictions apply)
  • A 50 percent discount on all contact lens fitting fees

Employee Benefits

  • Employees covered by Viva Health or VSP insurance are eligible to receive an eye exam with copay. We also accept most other insurances. Call for details.
  • Services received at UAB Eye Care are eligible for payroll deduction (excludes UAB Health Services Foundation).
  • Call (205) 934-5668 to receive express appointment services.

Note: UAB Student and UAB Employee discounts cannot be combined.

Visit Us Today

Address. 1716 University Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35233

Phone. 205.975.2020

Hours of Operation. Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm

F R E E, dedicated parking for our clinic’s patients right next to the building.