In the News
Bowman Layer Transplantation Another Option for Advanced Keratoconus
September 10, 2017
The Parker Cornea practice is proud to provide Bowman layer transplantation as an option for our patients with advanced keratoconus.
Surgeons Speculate about Future of Ophthalmic Surgery
August 25, 2017
With ophthalmic surgery rapidly changing and improving, surgeons are having to make their own changes. Read this article to see what Drs. Jack Parker and Gerrit Melles see in the future of ophthalmic surgery.
In-Office Ophthalmic Procedures Can Increase Patient Comfort
September 10, 2017
Read why your Parker Cornea doctors are proponents of in-office ophthalmic procedures.
Bowman Layer Transplantation Effective in Advanced Keratoconus
November 1, 2016
Learn more about the only treatment that stops the progression of advanced keratoconus from this article by our very own Jack Parker, M.D., Ph.D
Alabama Eye Bank 2015 Clarity Spring Edition – Mission Trip to Nicaragua
Read this brief article to gain some insight about the mission work Parker Cornea does in Nicaragua and how the Alabama Eye Bank makes it possible.
Alabama Eye Bank – This Is My Story: Sandy Drummond
April 9, 2014
See what it’s like to have life changing surgery through the eyes of Sandy Drummond, a Parker Cornea patient. Ms. Drummond now sees clearly after having the DMEK procedure in each eye to correct her Fuchs’ dystrophy.
January 1, 2014
Read a first-hand account of what’s it’s like to travel alongside Dr. Parker to preform corneal transplant and cataract surgeries in Granada, Nicaragua and Baeza, Ecuador.
Alabama Eye Bank (AEB) Touching the World with Sight
October 24, 2012
Learn how Dr. Parker and others are utilizing corneal transplant tissue, donated by the Alabama Eye Bank, to transform the lives of patients around the world. See how procedures like DMEK and DSAEK use these tissues.
Outcomes of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty in Phakic Eyes
May 21, 2012
This study shows the clinical outcomes of the DMEK procedure on phakic eyes after being examined 1, 3 and 6 months post-surgery.
Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital First in U.S. in Trauma Care
March 21, 2011
The American Ocular Society has named Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital at UAB the first and only Level 1 ocular trauma center.
UAB Eye Surgeons Offer Alternatives to Corneal Transplants
Parker Cornea and other UAB doctors are utilizing a variety of corneal procedures including PLK and Intacs to be provide safer and more effective surgical outcomes.
DMEK: The New Standard for Lamellar Keratoplasty
In this article, Dr. Jack Parker and Dr. Gerrit Mellis describe not only why DMEK is the leading procedure to correct Lamellar Keratoplasty but also why DSEAK shouldn’t be entirely dismissed in all patients