Our Practice

Making vision better in Birmingham Alabama clear and brighter since 1974

Welcome to Alabama Eye Surgery, conveniently located in Birmingham Alabama. Here, our professionals know that optical health is not just about offering contacts or glasses: it’s about having strong vision and healthy eyes. It’s about prolonging the simple joy of eating being able to see everything clearly! Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We understand that many people have anxiety about eye treatment, so we created a soothing environment and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care in the District.


Bruce S. Eich, MD.

Dr. Eich was born in Clarksville, Tennessee and graduated from Auburn University in 1963. He attended Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana and graduated in 1967 with his M.D. 

From 1967 to 1968 he did an Internship at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1968, he joined the United States Public Health Service for two years.

Dr. Eich went to University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where he finished his ophthalmology residency in 1973.  Thereafter, he was an Instructor in the residency program at the Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital, University Hospital and VA Hospital in Birmingham from 1974 to 1983.  Dr. Eich was Board Certified in 1975 by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been in practice at Princeton Hospital Office since 1974.

His main medical interests are cataract surgery, glaucoma diagnosis and treatment and diabetic exams.