A Fresh Perspective on a Visionary Clinic in the Southern Schools

Optometry students from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) participate in Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinics, providing crucial eye care services to underserved communities. These clinics offer valuable hands-on training and foster social responsibility and compassion in the students while addressing vision issues that may otherwise go unattended. The interdisciplinary cooperation between optometry students and professionals from various fields contributes to holistic patient care and recognizes that vision health is integral to overall well-being. This collaborative effort emphasizes the commitment of UAB and KYCO to community outreach and making eye care accessible to all.

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