UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation

General Information

UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation
1720 University Boulevard
Suite 405
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 488 0736

Brief Description

UAB Center for Low Vision is a clinical operation for the UAB Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, an integral part of the UAB Medical Center. The facility is a multidisciplinary clinic with both optometrists and occupational therapists providing eye care and rehabilitation services for patients with low vision.


Dawn DeCarlo, Director,

Jason Vice, Occupational Therapist,

Marissa Locy, Optometrist,

Services Offered

  • Assessment
    • Provides vision screenings for all ages.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to state, federal and local agencies serving persons with vision impairment.

  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.

  • Health
    • Performs eye examinations and offers medical management services. Administers comprehensive eye examinations (outpatient clinic) and nursing home visits for the elderly.