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Callahan Trussville Q&A

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We know you’d go to the ends of the Earth to get the most advanced eye care for your family, but UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics made sure you don’t have to.

Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic in Trussville is now open at 1960 Gadsden Highway, providing nationally recognized eye care close to home. This convenient location offers a wide range of routine and specialty services to patients in and around the city of Trussville, including:

  • Adult and pediatric eye and vision care
  • Eye exams
  • Eyeglasses and contact lenses
  • Cataract evaluations
  • Glaucoma screenings
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Oculoplastics
  • Cornea Services
  • Advanced diagnostic imaging
  • In-house optical store featuring designer brands

To learn more about the new facility, we sat down with the team at the Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic in Trussville to ask a few questions:

Q: Why did UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics feel it was important to open this new facility?

A: We are constantly looking for ways to serve our patients better. We see a lot of patients from the Trussville area already, and with the opening of this clinic, we can make sure those living in and around Trussville have access to routine and specialty eye care in a more convenient, timely manner. Patients enjoy the same expertise and service they expect from UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics without driving downtown. This clinic allows our providers to deliver advanced eye and vision care, build relationships in the community and provide exceptional patient experiences to Trussville-area residents.

Q: What services are offered at the new facility?

A: Providers with expertise in a wide variety of eye care specialties will be seeing patients at the Trussville location. Our physicians provide comprehensive eye care for all ages; treat conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts and dry eye; perform contact lens evaluations and fittings; and much more.

Q: Does the Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic in Trussville provide care for the whole family?

A: Yes. We offer routine and specialty eye care for all ages.

Q: What types of items are available at the on-site optical store?

A: The optical store carries a large selection of designer eyeglasses and sunglasses from brands such as Maui Jim, Costa del Mar, Kate Spade, Coach, Ray-Ban and more. Plus, clinic patients receive a 15% discount at our optical store (cannot be used with insurance).

Q: Where is the clinic located?

A: The clinic is conveniently located near Pinnacle at Tutwiler Farm at 1960 Gadsden Highway, Suite 120. Easy parking and a drop-off area enhance the patient experience at the new facility.

Q: How can patients make an appointment?

A: To make an appointment, please call or text 844-UAB-EYES (844-822-3937). Same-day appointments are available, and walk-in patients are accepted, too.